I love this a capella group so much. This little taste of their music was posted to You Tube on August 19th.
Come on over and learn all about my writing life (or lack thereof) in spite of aches and pains. I have even suggestions for helping folks feel better. I’m at Colleen Story’s Writing and Wellness Blog.
Growing up the older sister of twin brothers was not always easy—at times it was downright infuriating. I guess I even told my mom after the boys were born and home for about a week, to take them back now. My parents say I was an easy child. I smiled a lot, slept through the …Read More
Even more than being a political event junkie, I’m an Olympics addict. I’m doing my best this year to avoid staying glued to the television for as many hours as I have in past years. So far, I watched some of the opening ceremony, a little swimming and a lot of gymnastics. I checked in …Read More
I had a hole in my guest calendar this week and I never got around to filling it. Time has thrown me a couple of curve balls, so I didn’t even realize my guest Thursday had come and gone with no replacement post. Now here it is, Friday already. I have a good lineup in …Read More
It Hurts When You Break Your Nose Last Wednesday night, when I was home alone except for Katie Cat and Sassy Dog, I tripped over a rolled up carpet runner I’d left in a stupid place, fell face-first into the hard arm of an easy chair, and broke my nose. I scrambled up and made …Read More
Pikes Peak Writers Conference Call for Workshop Proposals MB Partlow, Programming Director for the 2017 Pikes Peak Writers Conference and Vice President of Pikes Peak Writers announces that the 2017 Pikes Peak Writers Conference is accepting workshop proposals through Sept. 15! This is for the 25th annual conference, April 28-30–bigger and better than ever! To …Read More
I read so many blog posts and Facebook updates from authors who are carrying the huge burden of producing less than the author who lives down the street or even producing less than the goal on their personal writing plan. That prolific author Laura DiSilverio, for instance, writes 2,000 words a day no matter what. …Read More
In my humble opinion, rants on social media stir up anger and provoke violence. Just like the media and its audience-seeking coverage of horrific crimes and incendiary rhetoric. Folks just need to calm down and take a deep breath. Silence is golden. Chances are, the person who’s making the least noise is the one who’s …Read More
Before I became a full-time writer, I thought music was too distracting to play while I was writing. I thought I needed absolute silence. Then I got a job as a staff writer, and suddenly I couldn’t hear myself think. Stuck in the middle of a bustling open-plan office, I quickly discovered that if I …Read More