Jack London’s Credo I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in … Continue reading I Shall Use My Time
“What is that?” said the flight attendant, pointing near the region of my, ahem, crotch.
Startled after a 35,000-foot nap, I snapped my eyes to where she had dared go. Is my fly open?
“Oh, this!” I said, relieved I wasn’t exposed. It was the top half of the book cover, a colorful scene of adults and children sledding. I lifted the seat tray and held up the book resting on my lap. “I’m reading Snow Day by Billy Coffey. It’s his debut novel.”
“I noticed the cover and I love to read. What’s it about?” Continue reading “The End of the Book Voyeur”
Photo courtesy of Scienceblogs.com Two writing quotes I like from the January 2011 edition of Writer’s Digest magazine: “Writers are … Continue reading On Characters and Writers – Quotes
Do We Need to Be Here?Author Ann Kroeker (annkroeker.com), also the Content Editor of The High Calling online community, asks … Continue reading Highlights: A Free Book Contest, A Story, and A Donkey
The debate can heat up fast. Will electronic books (i.e., eReaders) replace ink and paper? Opinions of publishers, authors, book retailers, and readers span all camps on the mountain. And because of that, I’m not going to waste your time with my opinion, because to be honest with you, I don’t know the answer. I don’t think anybody does. But if you are considering an eReader, I’ll share my foray into these gadgets. Continue reading “Santa, Please Bring Me a Kindle”
Bestselling author James Scott Bell is hosting a webinar on successful techniques for weaving dialogue into your manuscript. The online … Continue reading Dazzling Dialogue Webinar with James Scott Bell
Quotes On Life“…you can’t go through your day continually pining for a life you do not have. You have … Continue reading Friday Morning Quotes – Apr. 2, 2010
I’m out of breath from January. The first part of 2010 has been a blur so far. I’m already behind … Continue reading Haiku Siesta
Day 18 – Books-A-Gazillion “The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanksgiving – Day 18 – Books-A-Gazillion