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The Help of Others

The Help of Others

A guest post by writer Jessica Loftus:I’ve always thought that the idea of writing being a completely solitary lifestyle was a myth. The act of writing is solitary, not the life of a writer. Especially a fiction writer. For those of us that have the characters in our heads all the time, we wish we […]

The Many Faces of a Writer

The Many Faces of a Writer

Last Sunday, I watched the “In Memoriam” segment of the Emmy’s telecast.Sitting quietly, watching as the faces of many actors and actresses whose work I’ve known faded in and out, I wondered how many of the characters they had played on-screen had resembled, in ways big or small, their own personalities? How many times had […]

By September 29, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
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 Special Goodbye: Charles Moss

A Special Goodbye: Charles Moss

A Special Goodbye: Charles MossI’ll never forget the Sunday afternoon three-wheeler rides with our little gang of misfits. I was the youngest, I think, in my teens. Every Sunday we would meet up at my grandfather’s store, each other’s houses, or at some point in between. We all rode Honda three-wheelers. Our destination might be […]

Dear Barnes & Noble, Part Four

Dear Barnes & Noble, Part Four

You’ve finally done it this time, Barnes & Noble.What I’d really like to know is who isn’t listening at your corporate headquarters? Who are the ones so rooted in the past that they would rather collapse your future than step aside and make room for innovation and re-branding.Who should be the recipient of our communications, […]

Nice To Meet You

Nice To Meet You

I am behind on my Twitter communications….wait. What am I saying? I am behind on everything.Anyway, here I am, going through page after page of Twitter, looking for new friends, one bio at a time. I tried one of the highly recommended auto-follower programs for about two days six months ago, but I did not […]

The Cool Factor

The Cool Factor

Everyone wants to be cool.You can deny it, but I won’t believe you.What I would believe is that your idea of cool and my idea of cool quite possibly differ in some, or many, ways. Why? That oh-so-aggravating little word, stereotypes. A word that sums up specifically what kind of cool we want to be: […]