Month: May 2011

The Season of the Beach Read is upon Us!
admin / May 22, 2011
Each year with Memorial Day comes a new Beach Read Season. The masses will soon be flocking to the shore for a weeklong escape from the reality that makes for the balance of their year.  Relaxation for body and mind is generally the goal and[..]
How’s the Weather in There?
admin / May 20, 2011
Does it rain in your writing? Has it ever snowed?  Have you ever had to endure a hurricane?  Well, if the answer is no then it’s about time the weather took a turn for the worse. Funny thing is that a lot of fiction must[..]
The High School Book Report – Starting a Book Review Blog
admin / May 16, 2011
Few people ever say they loved writing high school book reports.  Even fewer still are able to identify any benefit to these book reports.  Sure the process was a learning tool, but not a skill that you use on a regular basis.  Well, that is[..]
Who is Mike Hessman?
admin / May 13, 2011
For many when the first pitch of the year is made the ballpark is simply the only place to be.  From coast to coast you hear the cry of “Play Ball” and a calm settles over the field. The great thing about baseball is regardless[..]
A Fun Diversion
admin / May 09, 2011
Writing is as much about research as it is about getting the words on the page.  For instance, let’s say that in your writing you want to discuss a scene that takes place in a particular building or type of building.  It’s one thing to[..]
Can you Taste what I Just Wrote?
admin / May 06, 2011
I get bored rather easily.  Always have, probably always will. As a result of my boredom, cooking and all things food caught my attention some years ago.  This interest follows me to this day.  I’m as excited about reading a cookbook as I am one[..]
Author Interview – Dr. Kerwin Swint – Author of the King Whisperers
admin / May 03, 2011
Recently I was honored with an invitation to participate in a blog tour for The King Whisperers by Kerwin Swint.  You can find my review here.  I reached out to Dr. Swint, who is a Professor of Politics at Kennesaw State University, and invited him[..]
The Genius of Charlie Sheen
admin / May 02, 2011
A couple of months ago if you had seen the phrases #winning or #tigerblood you likely wouldn’t have given them a second thought. Charlie Sheen, you crazy man.  Or, perhaps marketing genius. Flash back a couple of months. Charlie is doing great.  In May of[..]