Tag: guest article

Our Absurd Ability to Believe Fictional Stories and What That Means for Our Lives by Grow the Concept’s Founder

Our Absurd Ability to Believe Fictional Stories and What That Means for Our Lives We can believe a made-up story. A story about a spider-man, a wizard school where kids fly on broomsticks or even a team of ghostbusters.We can feel the emotions evoked… Continue Reading “Our Absurd Ability to Believe Fictional Stories and What That Means for Our Lives by Grow the Concept’s Founder”

A Little Conversation from Jennifer L. Rowlands

A common question I’ve heard of authors is “What is your writing process?” I’ve answered this question myself, though I questioned it. I mean, what is a writing process? Does the asker just want to know how I find a quiet place where I… Continue Reading “A Little Conversation from Jennifer L. Rowlands”

An Interview With Sherry Quan Lee

 What’s your favorite thing you have written? I think favorite could be interpreted in various ways. I co-wrote a performance piece, Black White Chinese Women Got the Beat, with a woman twenty years younger than me. The significance of that writing was the similarities… Continue Reading “An Interview With Sherry Quan Lee”

A Playlist for the Plot of Shockadelica by Jon O’Berg

A Playlist for the Plot of Shockadelica by Jon O’Berg My novel Shockadelica is intimately tied to music. The title comes from a Prince song. One of the characters is a musician, whose album is actually available. A traditional Irish tune plays a key… Continue Reading “A Playlist for the Plot of Shockadelica by Jon O’Berg”

Where have all the serials gone? Michael Santino

Where have all the serials gone? by Michael Santino My journey as an author began around Christmas of 2020. It’s still a part-time job for me, and one of the perks of my day job is that we shut down between Christmas Eve and… Continue Reading “Where have all the serials gone? Michael Santino”

The Price of Publication and Self-Publication in the Literary World by Ren Powell

The Price of Publication and Self-Publication in the Literary World There is a term “pay for play” that is used about political donations and political appointments, for stand-up comics paying for stage time, and even for artists who pay for exhibition space. I have… Continue Reading “The Price of Publication and Self-Publication in the Literary World by Ren Powell”

Mainely Power by Matt Cost (Book Review #919)

Mainely power is a fun and entertaining story about Langdon, a private detective who has to find out the truth about the cover-up at the nuclear power plant. Harold Dumphy’s murder triggers this, and that’s when the mystery story begins. Harold’s wife hires Langdon… Continue Reading “Mainely Power by Matt Cost (Book Review #919)”

Angela Ruiz

Where Silence Ends is a nonfiction memoir written by Mexican-American, mother-daughter duo and touches on generational sexual trauma and healing. I, Angela Ruiz, am the daughter, and my mother is Mary Ruiz. The story is written in 1st person and 3rd person, putting the… Continue Reading “Angela Ruiz”

Printable Magic by Kathy Martone

What lies behind the eyes shines with an unearthly gleam and sparkle, a treasure chest of magic if you will.  Gathering the letters, words, and images hidden deep within the soul’s retinal landscape becomes an act of worship, kneeling before the altar of inspiration.