I am peeking at you from the crest of Thursday, September 11, to say hello and tell you I’ve returned to my post. My hiatus was great (I've posted some pics in Glimpse of Solace). Hope the summer had some high points for you. One recent Facebook craze is to be tagged to name your ten favorite or life-changing books. I am a little daunted by the list because it will show I am not that well read, certainly not as well read as some of my friends with advanced degrees. And … [Read more...]
Be good to yourself
It’s mid-August and the living ain’t easy. Lots of the news has shaken us up lately. Sometimes it makes it difficult to focus on the good stuff in the world. I’m going take a little break from posting for a week or two, a staycation. So I’ll see you in September, so to speak, but before I go, I wanted to share with you a lovely poem I’ve long admired by Fran Podulka (Guest Post). Next time you go to a wedding, you'll think of this poem when you see the father of the … [Read more...]
Short story collection giveaway–you could win!
I will get better at posting every day. Lately the blog has been taking a backseat to my other duties as publisher, like working on the e-book and planning the launch and readings of Solace in So Many Words. But I can be remiss no longer, and I will now update the information on The Collection Giveaway contest, and since I missed about twenty posts, I will give you twenty reasons that show short stories are the bomb. Here's the skinny: Weighed Words is celebrating May as … [Read more...]