I like dark chocolate and sometimes have a piece in the morning with my coffee. There’s a brand of individually wrapped pieces called Dove™ that includes brief thoughts and statements inside the wrapper. With our preparation for the holiday season each year, my wife buys bags of them and I thought beginning on December 14th, I […]
Martha van DerWayne had the gift. The 7th daughter of a 7th daughter she–once turned 16 years old–could foretell the future. At 32, nightmares awoke her. They showed that her grandson would die along with his lovely wife, in a foul alley in a city grown so dark and twisted she could not recognize what […]
“Oy, Ginger!” Ruby ignored the drunk Brit who’d been ogling her at the bar and then staggered out after her. She scrolled through her list to find just the spell for him. That one she’d developed to help her nephew with his ‘outie.’ It had worked on the belly button. With just a bit of […]
This image was taken (and emailed) by photojournalist Steven Wehlock who was ahead of his support team, reaching the crash site 30 minutes before them. As we reported in our coverage last week… recent satellite imagery of what looked like a previously unknown crash site led to his self-funded investigation. Wehlock, a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, […]
The songs you love the most, the soundtrack of your life–almost none of them were #1 on the Billboard charts. And the same goes for the books that changed the way you see the world or the lessons that have transformed your life.” –Seth Godin I can’t think of anyone that I’ve met–who had depth–whose […]
For relatively unknown authors, a good or well-written book sells because it becomes discovered… then appreciated and word spreads. Early on, when marketing so that it can be found by readers who will have interest, placing them for the highest visibility and discoverability is extremely important.
“Stop here!” she backhand slapped me on my shoulder. She’s strong and it stung. I slowed and looked for a wide spot on the side of the road. “Okay, okay!” I smiled at her. When she got out so I could take a picture, it came to me. Even without the tatts, I loved her […]