Category Archives: Essay

To Prosecute or Look Away

Originally posted on America the Beautiful:
Alan Zendell, January 24, 2021 George Conway is a conservative Republican lawyer who was on the short list for two positions in the Trump administration in 2017. He did not receive the appointment as…

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Martin Luther King Jr Day–2021

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(www.pixabay.com) Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and I would like to offer a few of this extraordinary American’s quotations as a tribute to him. He was one of the…

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THIS IS NOT AMERICA

Words cannot convey how upset I am at the events that took place in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. As our country’s leaders met to confirm the electoral vote, protesters rallied outside. But this wasn’t a peaceful event. Fueled … Continue reading

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Beginning of 2021 Self-Promotion Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
  I thought it would be interesting to do a book promotion party by giving not only the name of your book and what it is about but also the opening…

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December Self-Promotion Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(http://hdcoolwallpapers.com) It is now almost Winter, and it is time once again for a book promotion party! I want to offer an opportunity for all writers who follow this blog to…

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200+ Ways to Say “Surprised”

Originally posted on Musings:
😮 Are your characters “surprised” too often? 😲 👉 Try these alternatives. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/surprised/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

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Review: Indies Unlimited 2018 Editors’ Choice Flash Fiction Anthology

Take a look at this wonderful review of Indies Unlimited 2018 Editors’ Choice Flash Fiction Anthology On Big Al’s Books & Pals http://booksandpals.blogspot.com/2020/11/review-indies-unlimited-2018-editors.html Available on Amazon

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Con-Tinual Short Takes Holiday Reads: Episode 2

ConTinual: The Con That Never Ends Con-Tinual’s Short Takes Holiday Reads, Episode 2 is now live at https://www.facebook.com/james.nettles/videos/10223852658287951/ and will be posted on the ConTinual You Tube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCfpcIrCCkb2bmb_OswEWKw) in a few days. Holiday Themed Author Readings, featuring Jeanne Adams, Michele Tracy Berger, Samantha … Continue reading

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How to Kill Adverbs and Adjectives

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Ryan Lanz ? If you’ve ever heard the phrase “less is more,” then this is the topic to dive into. ? “As to the adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.”…

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Be a Mensch

Originally posted on rachelmankowitz:
??????????? This past week in the United States has been stressful, for everyone, and because my synagogue school students are part of that everyone, I wanted to focus on teaching a lesson that would reassure them,…

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