Tag: guest article

Go Deep By Cathryn Vogeley

“I can’t publish a book. I’m not a real writer,” I said to my peers when they pushed me to publish. I discovered a passion for writing after retiring from four decades of nursing. Classes for beginners such as Bones of Storytelling with details… Continue Reading “Go Deep By Cathryn Vogeley”

I Write to Right my Mind By Eleanor Amicucci

All art forms are for two: the audience, and the artist. As the artist, one seeks to create something that will move the audience, teach them, humor them, or simply make them think about a topic in a new way. At the same time… Continue Reading “I Write to Right my Mind By Eleanor Amicucci”

Balancing business and family in Allison Pearson’s “I Don’t Know How She Does It” and Iris Novak’s “An Independent Woman in Yugoslavia”

Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It and Iris Novak’s An Independent Woman in Yugoslavia were written in two different countries and describe different times: the first speaks about the U.K. in the 21st century and the second about the ex- Yugoslavia… Continue Reading “Balancing business and family in Allison Pearson’s “I Don’t Know How She Does It” and Iris Novak’s “An Independent Woman in Yugoslavia””

THE PATHS OF GLORY by Mary M. Schmidt

The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow’r,          And all that beauty, all that wealth e’er gave, Awaits alike th’ inevitable hour.          The paths of glory lead but to the grave.                               …Thomas Gray    November 22, 1963:  I was all of 17, a… Continue Reading “THE PATHS OF GLORY by Mary M. Schmidt”

Interview with Hamour Baika

Where did you get your idea for your book? This story was inspired by the song Hotel by Tori Amos: A chance encounter in a hotel turns into a romantic experience, which leads to a breakage point, and the protagonist finds themselves at the… Continue Reading “Interview with Hamour Baika”

Dedications by Dennis Scheel

When authors reach the joyful occasion of having any of their work published, they often need to consider many different things, from the title, cover, release date, and other such nuanced details. Compared to those considerations, including a dedication page may seem minute, but… Continue Reading “Dedications by Dennis Scheel”

The Keukenh of Gardens planted the seed for my book and the Boogman family the moment I arrived By Rose Elaine 

In 1984, I was a senior in high school, and my family moved to England. I felt like the luckiest person in the alive. It was here my world grew at an exponential rate. I was about to have an adventure that would change… Continue Reading “The Keukenh of Gardens planted the seed for my book and the Boogman family the moment I arrived By Rose Elaine “

Under The Orange Blossoms: Writing My Memoir by Cindy Benezra

One day while chatting with friends, the topic of sexual abuse came up and the conversation quickly chilled. I knew at that moment it was time to tell my story of overcoming sexual abuse. The abuse I faced as a child wasn’t a secret,… Continue Reading “Under The Orange Blossoms: Writing My Memoir by Cindy Benezra”

“Breaking into the Book Club” By Antonio Caruso

When I first put my fingers to the keyboard and started writing my first book. I thought to myself, why are you doing this? And do you think all this time and effort will be worth it? “I was doubting myself because I didn’t… Continue Reading ““Breaking into the Book Club” By Antonio Caruso”