Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Day Early ‘Cuz I Don’t Like to Be Late

This week’s Ten Questions interview has been posted, even though it’s supposed to go up tomorrow. I had free time today and decided to put it together. Work has been so hectic lately that I may not have time tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Writing Inspiration for Today

Make it rain!

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Trust the Universe: It Knows the Way to Your Dreams

It was a simple guessing game at my son’s school. The other night at Math Night, there was a table with a jar of candy corn. We were told to guess how many pieces of candy were in the jar … Continue reading

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How Do You Know When to Give Up?

I am a huge University of Memphis TIGERS football fan. I graduated from the school with both my undergraduate and graduate degrees and now have two children attending school there. I try to attend every football game. Anyone who is … Continue reading

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Meet the Second Featured Author

The second installment of Ten Questions, Ten Answers has been posted. Visit the blog today and meet today’s featured author: Jocie McKade. She’s a breath of fresh air and inspirational to boot! Happy writing and reading peeps! Peace & Love, … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned So Far

“I believe the universe is sort of like an unimaginably vast musical instrument with an infinite number of strings. And every human being, every living thing, is a string on that instrument. The decisions each of us makes and the … Continue reading

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Short Short Story Contest You have a month to dust off your stories, trim your stories and enter them in the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Contest. The story must be less than 1,500 words and the early-bird entry fee … Continue reading

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The Religion of Writing

I can remember in my younger years comparing myself to Job whenever I’d experience what I considered undue trouble and stress. Oh woe is me, I’d lament, picturing myself sitting beside the road. Gotta go the whole nine, right? So, … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days Are Now

The Good Old Days are Now. –Tom Clancy The sixty-six year old prolific¬† storyteller, as he often referred to himself, who penned the preceding quote passed away recently. His is a voice that has been indelibly imprinted on many readers’ … Continue reading

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“Trying to Keep From Going Mad”

“If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.” — Lord Byron This quote was raking over the coals of my conscious mind as I read story after story tonight about more senseless acts of violence in my … Continue reading

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