Category Archives: Authors

My Book Review of Hero Haters — J. M. NORTHUP

–snip– This book… there were moments I felt sick to my stomach. The demented people depicted is the worst kind of horror, but the plot… I can’t deny the brilliant story the author wrote. It’s twisted, but only because human … Continue reading

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If a Tree Falls in the Forest — Brother’s Campfire

  Hello, Benjamin from Brothers Campfire here! Work was good yesterday. Today, we will be hosting a magic show, comedy act, and some dance choreography at the prison. We will see how it goes. If a Tree Falls in the … Continue reading

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Do You Read or Write Fan Fiction? — Damyanti Biswas

Fan fiction was an unfamiliar beast for me when I started writing. I learned much later that many writers hone their writing skills by producing fan fiction: cutting their teeth on plotting and writing techniques within someone else’s writing universe … Continue reading

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Ten Ways Small Groups Can Save You — Mitch Teemley

My Featured Blogger this week is Colleen Scheid. Full disclosure: Colleen is a long-time personal friend; we live just minutes away from each other and have been members of the same writers group for years. But featuring her here is … Continue reading

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Suicidality and Other People’s Perspective — Mental Health @ Home

For some of us, suicidal thinking and perhaps even a history of attempts are part of the mental illness experience. What I wanted to discuss in this post is how much of that suicidality is focused inward and how much … Continue reading

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Drunk Book Tag — Zezee with Books

–snip– I guess for me that would be romance novels. I chose to go with Kissing Tolstoy for this since I never mention it, except when I reviewed it. It’s a romance novella about a young woman in college who … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland: The Dark Hedges — McGee Travel Tales

–snip– The Dark Hedges are located on Bregagh Road. We searched for the Hedges in the GPS and once we got close enough we were able to follow the signs. One thing that I loved about Ireland was the signs. … Continue reading

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Movies and Tea #54 – Jackie Brown — Tranquil Dreams

Our Quentin Tarantino season continues with Jackie Brown which to date is the only adaptation that Tarantino has made while over one of the most overlooked films in his filmography making it perfect for a re-evaluation to see if it’s … Continue reading

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Are Writing Workshops Essential to Learning the Craft? — Damyanti Biswas

Writing workshops is how I got introduced to the creative writing craft. When I first started off as an aspiring writer a million years ago, I had no clue what I was doing. I’d read a ton of novels and … Continue reading

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Comanche Trace by David A. Bowles — J. M. NORTHUP

–snip– Texas Ranger, Will Smith moved with his family to Texas during the early days of the Republic. Family strife is caused by the Comanche Indians who kill Will’s brother James and abduct his nine-year-old nephew Fayette. Will pursues the … Continue reading

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