Post written by Keri De Deo The United States seems to be in crisis. According to the CDC, suicide rates have increased 30% since 1999. There were 45,000 suicides in 2016 alone! Naturally, we hear mostly about celebrities and public figures. There also seems to be a snowball effect. According to CNN, “suicide contagion” is … Continue reading We Need You!
Posted by K. P. Gresham And here I am, talking about . . . excrement. I had a professor one time (Professor Kulkarni at Rice University) tell me that all experiences are like tomato seeds. Plant them in your thought process and see what grows. We're talking a basic simile here. And here's what … Continue reading Research Requires Fertilization – by KP Gresham
Today Writing Wranglers and Warriors welcomes a new blogger, David Ciambrone Posted by Dave Ciambrone You will hear writers sometime say, “I can’t write right now, the muse hasn’t been with me.” They wait for the muse or the inspiration to hit in order to write. You can wait forever. Writers have also said that once … Continue reading Finding the Muse
Posted by M. K. Waller Want to know how I think up topics for blog posts? Of course you do. I use several techniques: A topic comes to me about 9:00 p.m. and I write fast and then stay up all night fixing it (and hoping readers can tell it's been fixed), finding pictures, and … Continue reading Inspiration, Desperation, Suspiration, Broccoli…
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This Post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I had a Black Friday post all ready to go but my internet has been acting up so I am going to share a favorite poem with you instead. I love poetry and have written many songs and poetry, but it seems that in the last … Continue reading Poetry I Love
This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Fathers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_zeiKrRTuk I'll start with the Ugly first. Some Father's are Ugly, you can search for those photos yourself because I'm sure yours is not Ugly, but there are some ugly things Dads' want to keep like this chair. Ties and T-shirts from the good ole days are … Continue reading Fathers-the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Cher’ley
This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young women who was traveling with her grandmother. As they engaged in pleasant conversation, the soldier and the young woman kept eyeing one another; the attraction was obviously … Continue reading Seize the Moment by Cher’ley
This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagonload of corn on the road. The neighbor who lived nearby came to investigate. "Hey, Willis," he called out, "forget your troubles for a spell and come on in and have dinner with us. Then I'll help you get the wagon up." "That's … Continue reading Procrastinate? Who Me? by Cher’ley
This post (c) Doris McCraw All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain Faced with what is right, … Continue reading Courage