Category: Guest Blog

Questions for Kevin Schewe, author of Bad Love Strikes

Questions for Kevin Schewe, author of Bad Love Strikes   Bad Love Strikes is your debut novel. You have a busy and fulfilling career as a radiation oncologist. Why did you decide to write a book? As a preface to my answer, I have…

The Echoing Green and Other Stories by David Jordan

The Echoing Green and Other Stories by David Jordan  Excerpt: Once he got into his stride, he told the story much more competently than he thought he would. As he got deeper into it, he began to see it in his mind. It was…

7 Habits Happy People Don’t Do by Angelina Borak

7 Habits Happy People Don’t Do by Angelina Borak   Happy people have a secret. They know that happiness isn’t luck.  It isn’t having everything you want.  It isn’t the things you do. It’s what you don’t do that creates most of the human…

The Bullying Epidemic: Is Anyone Paying Attention To LGBTQ Youth? by Akiva Hersh

The Bullying Epidemic: Is Anyone Paying Attention To LGBTQ Youth? by Akiva Hersh   “I’m not okay, but I will be,” says the Indiana teen who was ridiculed and beaten because of his sexual orientation at Alexandria Monroe High School. These are the words…

Making Sense of Our Emotional Turmoil Through Fiction by Nour Zikra

Making Sense of Our Emotional Turmoil Through Fiction by Nour Zikra A little over a decade ago, I wouldn’t have been able to write a single word of this blog. I was thirteen years old, awkward, and spoke minimal English, having just immigrated to…

Men Supporting Women: Tips On Writing Supportive Male Characters by Natasha D. Lane

Men Supporting Women: Tips On Writing Supportive Male Characters by Natasha D. Lane   Once upon a time, fantasy novels were full of heroic men with swords. They were tough, strong, and skilled in battle. If they weren’t warriors, they were magicians with unique…

An interview with Kristina Rienzi

  Author: Kristina Rienzi Book: Among Us   What is the main plot of Among Us? Among Us is a science fiction-based government conspiracy thriller set at the Jersey Shore. The main character, Marci Simon, lives a double life. She’s a conservative English professor…

An Article by Michael Agliolo

  An Article by Michael Agliolo             Every time I walk by the book section at a store, I imagine my books on the shelves with the words, “New York Times Best Seller” above the titles. Then, (when the vision slides away like a morning dream) I…

The Evolution of the “F” Word. By Karen Hood-Caddy

  The Evolution of the “F” Word. By Karen Hood-Caddy   Being a writer, I love words. So, of course, the ‘F’ word has always fascinated me. If I told you not to say the “D” word, or the “L” word, or the “W”…