Let’s Just Skip That Part

Reading some things last night I realized a trend.  Not every time, but sometimes when I read, I lose interest in the details and just skip to the parts that tell me the gist of what is being said or what is going on. Why do I lose interest in things and skip them: They […]

Hidden Meanings Everywhere? Or Merely Thieves?

I was watching America Unearthed and as usual, some host was portraying hidden meanings in various structures.  Again, as usual, the hidden meaning was connected to the Free Masons.  It seems on every show these days every host claims some connection to the Free Masons or the Knights Templar.  It is really getting quite old. […]

Be Noticed

The ability to stand out is a gift.  Even greater is knowing you have the ability and natural tendency to stand out.  Neither, however, compares to the knowledge of knowing when to stand out and when to sit down, shut up and pray to your maker that no one takes notice of your presence.

Top Ten Reasons Why Students Need More Literature

Top Ten Reasons Why Students Need More Literature (Not Less) In uniquely powerful ways, literary study prepares students for richly rewarding and meaningful lives. No other reading experience or learning activity duplicates this preparation. 1. Imagination: Reading literature cultivates the imagination. That’s one reason why tyrants and dictators hate literature, banning or strictly controlling it. […]

Indelible Marks

I wanted to write something funny today but then I realized I just wasn’t feeling very humorous today so I said screw it and went in a completely different direction.  The direction I headed was to a piece of paper, one of many actually, that contains nothing more than words and phrases I have found […]

Good vs. Evil: Reality or Fiction?

“No man considers himself a criminal; no man can conceive of himself as a doer of evil; the mind is generally incapable of such realities and would rather condemn the society or the powers-that-be as persecutors and too dull-witted to understand the essential good of the acts.  And when you find a man incapable of […]

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway and Trail of Bones Book Blast!

Trail of Bones Tour Schedule Ready for a new adventure? Are you a fan of fantasy, young adult, science fiction and action stories? “No mercy, No rules – Welcome to the Trail of Bones!” Run with Purpose – battle cry of the Shade Wolves Magnus, the runt of a litter of Shade Wolves, wants nothing […]

Book Reviewer Yellow Pages

This is a wonderful resource for any author or publisher that wants to get their book reviewed. There are hundreds of detailed listings, explaining each book reviewer’s preferred submission guidelines, contact information, turnaround time, and genre preferences. The book also includes a section in the back with author’s services, where an author can find an […]