Can you hear it? Whispering in the dark. Secrets only the dark knows. Joseph Moore, choir director for the First Baptist Church of Lenora, Nebraska, has secrets of his own. Terrible, lonely secrets. One that involves natural human desire. One that calls forth powers he cannot begin to understand. Both with the potential to destroy […]
There’s a lot going on in the news right now that could make even the most stoic individual frown. It’s easy to let all of the stories get us down and strip away our positivity, perhaps exacerbating the negativity among some of our friends and family. That’s why, as regular readers of my blog know, […]
I asked myself a question recently: Can a book of fiction make any significant difference in the real world in which we live? I didn’t get around to asking that question until after thirty years of being a professional author and having published a cou…
Owl Willows has just released a silent film on YouTube, based on her novel series of the same name. This film focuses on the two main characters from Book Three: Beneath Rain and Stars.
Edgar and Aleka are two misfits who find each in a very unusual, …
Let’s clear the air!
All our lovely guests are special and they resonate in different ways with each of us. But, if we had to choose . . .
Here they are, the ones who made us really think about what we do. The ones who push us to do better. And the ones who inspire us.
We thank them all. And thank you for being here and giving us an added encouragement to do this thing we love.
The point of line edits isn’t to say, “My way is better!”, but to give a fellow author the gift of a fresh pair of eyes and ears and alternatives to reflect upon.
This week’s episode is a Spa Girls retrospective of how our 2019 went – what our two big Hits were, and what we found challenging. As usual, we get deep and personal. And cheeky!
In this interview, Bob Eckstein discusses art vs. commerce, newspaper/magazine cartoons vs. TV as communication delivery systems, the influence of just the right validation, and much more.
Ever since beginning to write while still a teenager (rather too many decades ago), the process was always very much a partnership. The concepts, frameworks and key elements seemed to appear unannounced. Sometimes at very inconvenient moments! In recen…