Monday, Monday

  This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As a 60’s child I was immersed in the music of the time and it’s still my favorite music. Is there anything better? Bob Dylan, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Little Richie, Peter, Paul and Mary, and way too many more to mention. This music filled … Continue reading Monday, Monday


The Fresh Breath of Spring

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s time for planting and all around us are farms with tractors making rows and planting seeds. The smell of the fresh dirt never ceases to make me feel good – a deep earthy scent that you know will soon yield crops. We have many Amish farms … Continue reading The Fresh Breath of Spring

Let’s Talk Passion

Post copyright Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author According to Merriam-Webster a simple definition of passion is:  a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something.  Can you imagine living with enthusiasm and excitement for everything you do? It would be fun doing the dishes, cleaning house, visiting a sick friend, gardening or just … Continue reading Let’s Talk Passion


Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw             I confess to having a love/hate relationship with resources. They are a blessing or a curse to your writing. As I make this journey of being a writer, the use of resources is a must. Writing fiction as Angela Raines, the use of old … Continue reading CURSED RESOURCES

To the Rescue: Part 2 – How to Help Pets in Need

This post by Gayle M. Irwin As far back as the mid-1800s, people in the United States rallied to the plight of animals. In 1866, Henry Bergh founded the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the first North American-based humane society. Nearly 150 years later, the ASPCA remains a fighting force … Continue reading To the Rescue: Part 2 – How to Help Pets in Need

To the Rescue! Part 1

This post by Gayle M. Irwin   On Sunday I helped rescue: I transported a dog for English Springer Spaniel Rescue of America (Rocky Mountain chapter – there are chapters across the country) to his new, although temporary home. I have served as a transporter for various dog rescue organizations for nearly six years, primarily … Continue reading To the Rescue! Part 1

Treasures, Blessings, and Opportunities

This post by Gayle M. Irwin " conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." – Mission of National Park Service as … Continue reading Treasures, Blessings, and Opportunities

Whats in a Name? by S. J.

        This Post by S. J. Brown Since this is my first blog post I wanted to say HELLO to everyone and tell you a little about myself. I am a wildlife photographer, writer, Mom, wife, and grandmother. I am thrilled to be part of this group and look forward to getting … Continue reading Whats in a Name? by S. J.

Relishing Summer

This blog post by Gayle M. Irwin   During summer it's easy to “relish” – watermelon, apples, ice cream, ice tea, the occasional strawberry daiquiri or margarita (or both!): all quench a parched throat, dry from summer' warmth. But, there are other things to “relish” as well these days: the season itself with respite from … Continue reading Relishing Summer

When is a song a story?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you listen to as many songs as I do you've probably listened to the stories they tell.  The trick is to tell a story in 3 1/2 minutes or less, although established artists can get away with much longer songs.  Some songs don't tell a story but contain … Continue reading When is a song a story?