Banning books is one thing, but what about rewriting books?
Category Archives: Media
The Joy of Being Published
Writers are writing because they have a compulsion to write. They want to be heard. More important to writers than money, is a following of readers.
Opening Our Minds to Time Travel
We don’t (to my knowledge) have a physical time machine to step into, but perhaps within our own minds we can make a journey.
Too Many Parking Lots in Paradise
Floods. Fires. Famine. Heatstroke. A man attacks the husband of the Speaker of the House with a hammer. And the response from some of the nation’s Republican leaders is to hint at a possible justification. Conspiracy theories. The polarization continues, because instead of looking for common ground, places to find mutual agreement, the emphasis isContinue reading “Too Many Parking Lots in Paradise”
￼Should Writers Pay Submission Fees?
Many years ago I had my fortune told. The psychic told me she saw me sitting at a table with another woman surrounded by stacks of books. It sounded like a wonderful future for an aspiring author. But before she commenced with her reading, she asked for a silver coin placed across her palm andContinue reading “￼Should Writers Pay Submission Fees?”
How to Find Your Audience
As a small child I used to hide behind my mother’s skirt, when introduced to guests. Shy, the answers I gave when questioned by strangers were whispers. Alone in my room, while playing dress-up, I’d prance and sing. Pretending to be someone else gave me the freedom not to worry about making mistakes. Writing wordsContinue reading “How to Find Your Audience”
Lies, Secrets, and Ozark. Does the Ending Fit the Crime(s)?
This week Ozark is the most watched Series on Netflix. What does that tell us about America?
Why Are Americans Scared of Critical Race Theory?
History. The study of everything that happened in the world before I was born was one of my favorite subjects in school. It’s a big topic. In elementary school we focused on American history: the American revolution, the birth of democracy, the rise of the United States as a super power, and civics. I rememberContinue reading “Why Are Americans Scared of Critical Race Theory?”
Dear Abby Dear Someone Please Give Me Advice
I’ve been reading advice columns as long as I’ve been reading the newspaper. I began by reading Ann Landers in the Baltimore Sun. When living in California and Massachusetts I was reading Dear Abby, further elaborated on by that wonderful John Prine song “Dear Abby”. What better advice can there be then, You areContinue reading “Dear Abby Dear Someone Please Give Me Advice”