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Storytelling and the Campfire

Storytelling and the Campfire

 I notice as I comb through the self-published e-books on Amazon that a good number of the offerings are autobiographies. Non-fiction. People writing about their own lives and experiences. About their own adventures, misfortunes, and triumphs.It occurs to me that perhaps the meteoric rise in self-published, written works has turned the Kindle into the modern […]

Writing: The Importance of Word Choice in Translation

Writing: The Importance of Word Choice in Translation

For those of you who are fans of Star Trek (or, like me, grew up with a brother who loved all things science fiction), have you ever fantasized about having communication tools like the ones Captain Kirk and his crew had?I have, and I find myself doing it all the more lately.Why? Social media.Daily, the […]

By September 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A Writer’s Joy: Meeting a New Fan

A Writer’s Joy: Meeting a New Fan

Even as an adult I sometimes feel as if I am back in high school. Usually, this is a good feeling (I loved high school), if a little bit bizarre, considering that I’ve long since left my school days behind and moved into the working world.But, as I’ve come to understand, life is a series […]

By September 20, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Fan Celebration Day, December 1, 2012

Fan Celebration Day, December 1, 2012

I believe it is reasonable to assert that most writers started out as readers.The serious kind. The wallet-draining kind.It is a state of bliss, reading, and one that is always as accessible as the nearest good book. Some novels deliver a new friendship to the reader in the form of a beloved character. Others introduce […]

Single And Looking

Single And Looking

 Dating. Ah yes, that powerful, ageless word. These days, friends, relatives, neighbors, even co-workers might send a link to a Facebook page, or a blog, or networking group, or dating site, with the wonderful goal of helping the unattached among us connect with others who are also single and looking.  Imagine for a moment that eHarmony or JDate or Match offered singles the opportunity to post reviews after going on dates […]