Working in the Writing Community

The movement of Self Publishing has many critics. Most say it is too easy for bad writing to get published.  Some say there is a plagiarism issue. Many struggle to gain traction, a wide readership for their works. Amazon and other platforms are working to address the plagiarism issues. Since Harlow Hunter and I publish … Continue reading Working in the Writing Community

Varied Interests

As I sit here watching the All Star Game with my friends I think about some advice from a Self Publishing Twitter Account I follow. Don't talk about yourself on your blog and make sure your post all have the same theme. Thinking back, rereading, I ponder this advice. My use of my own experiences … Continue reading Varied Interests

A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month

Poetry Month Continues...and today is Maya Angelou's birthday. It would have been her 90th In her honor here is a poem written by her: Woman Work By Maya Angelou I've got the children to tend The clothes to mend The floor to mop The food to shop Then the chicken to fry The baby to … Continue reading A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month

May 2018 Be Better

"Here's to the New Year, may she be a damn sight better than the old one and may we all be home before she's over." --Colonel Sherman Potter M*A*S*H  A War for All Seasons This quote really fits for me this year.  I am looking forward to a New Year full of health, employment and a … Continue reading May 2018 Be Better

Father Christmas–AKA Santa Clause

Cernunnos. The Great Horned God. Like many Christmas traditions Santa Claus is an adaption from a Germanic Tradition (this is not to say other traditions don't have their own versions of Santa Claus it is the "mainstream" idea of which I speak). To be complete in the understanding of Christmas traditions many of our now … Continue reading Father Christmas–AKA Santa Clause