Follow the link to learn more, readers! Mission of Compassion By Henry Howard Aug 25, 2016 The Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta greets visitors with stately hotels on pristine beaches, a relaxing atmosphere, and unique dining and shopping options. Just a few miles from the vibrant coastline, however, garbage piles up alongside dirt and … Continue reading Helping the Helpless
The Female Soldier Who Fought in the War for Independence
I am not certain that I can call her the first female American soldier, readers. She is among the most famous, however. Only Molly Pitcher compares and “Molly Pitcher” was not her real name. Rather it was an affectionate name given to at least two different women who took part in the War for Independence, … Continue reading The Female Soldier Who Fought in the War for Independence
Water, Water Everywhere….
It is even in the pie, readers. Click the link to learn more! The Unusual Dessert Known As Water Pie Nov 17, 2021 Madeline Hiltz In our opinion, nothing finishes off Thanksgiving dinner like a delicious slice of apple or pumpkin pie. However, a recipe for a different kind of Thanksgiving dessert has recently resurfaced … Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere….
Bulletin: New Book on the Block!
I have a new book of my own to offer today, readers! Presenting my novella Contact: Angeles, in both paperback* and ebook* formats! While removing a prototype sensor from the prow of her new Alliance battleship, the Ausa, Captain Elizabeth Goodwin and her crew encounter a setback when one of the engineers sent to remove … Continue reading Bulletin: New Book on the Block!
For Those Who Served….
Warning, this article may raise your blood pressure or cause depression – at least briefly – particularly if you are involved in any way with the armed forces. Please read it carefully. Any writers interested in the subject for character development should look at it with an eye to future projects as well. God bless … Continue reading For Those Who Served….
Forms of Conflict, Part 1: Man vs. Society
Previously, we discussed conflict – its definition and how to build it in a story. This article and the following ones will delve into types of conflict, an idea that was prompted by a discussion I had with Foxfier in the comments here. It brought to mind the idea that the kinds of conflict which … Continue reading Forms of Conflict, Part 1: Man vs. Society
Trip Down Memory Lane
Someone I know very kindly provided me with videos from an anime I have mentioned here before. Zoids: Chaotic Century is not well-recalled outside the die-hard fans of the show and those who sort of, kind of, remember watching it on Cartoon Network and then Toonami. As one of the die-hard fans, this author is … Continue reading Trip Down Memory Lane
Largest Library in the Emerald Isle
I need to visit this place, readers! I really need to visit it! Click the link to see this library in all its glory! 😀 Ireland’s Largest Library Is a 300-Year-Old Treasure Trove With 200,000 Rare Books: PHOTOS BY LOUISE CHAMBERS JANUARY 15, 2023 A 300-year-old library chamber in the educational epicenter of Dublin, Ireland, has become world-famous for … Continue reading Largest Library in the Emerald Isle
Running and Firing
Take a look at this, readers! Biography: Lewis Wetzel “The Death Wind" Lewis Wetzel (1763-1808) is considered the greatest of all frontiersmen, scouts, and Indian fighters of the Border Wars of the Upper Ohio Valley frontier. His grandparents were immigrants from Germany, and Lewis was raised on a farm on Wheeling Creek (now Marshall County, West … Continue reading Running and Firing
Reposted: Writing Realistic Romance
I'm taking a brief break this Monday, readers, as last week wiped me out. In addition to this article, please consider the pieces here, here, here, and here as well. Hopefully I'll be back next week with my own Vocational Vivications. Until then, check out this Story Embers article: WRITING REALISTIC ROMANCE December 31, 2018 … Continue reading Reposted: Writing Realistic Romance