Let me get personal here? Have you hugged your husband-man, wife-woman, partner, parent, child, or pet today?
I'm loving my cat J.J. more than ever today and for more than his sitting beside me when I'm at the computer checking e-mail, reading or writing in Facebook, Twitter, Storylane, or blogging. No matter what function, he's a comfort and an inspiration. Maybe he just loves the sound of clicking…Continue
As many people feel frustrated and confused about politics, writers are too, especially during national elections when all the back and forth create a mental scaffold. Who's right? Who'll work for me? Who'll work for the whole country?
Women have forged ahead with an incredible number of accomplishments past and present. For the first time women anchor two of the three national news networks: CBS and ABC, and women lead universities, business and industry, and own businesses. Women writers' ranks continue to rise, bringing women issues, stories that matter to them and affect them, as well as for their interest and entertainment. Women walked through fire and rain in the groundwork struggle, women have succeeded…Continue
Greetings She Writers,
While reading Deborah Siegal's post, I thought long and hard about the awful times I've had with this thing called writing. There were days when I simply could not write -- depression and mania days -- and others when I was too stressed or too wrapped up in family crises, young daughter's illnesses, husband's near death, family members murdered, fatal accidents, relatives wrongly accused and sent to prison. The list goes on and on. I come to creative…Continue
I’ve been in sorrow’s kitchen and licked all the pots. Then I stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows with a harp and a sword in my hands. – Zora Neale Hurston
Martin Luther King Jr. Day and his legacy are a writer’s dream because of the controversy, the spiritual quests, the meaning or myths, and the wide spread accomplishments for all people. We quote his powerful quotes that fulfill our spirit, and we relish the magnificent triumphs, and we’re proud of his leadership. For every King Day, we’ve celebrated with the King family, with citizens around the country, and with memories of his poignant messages. We replay historical movies…Continue