Guest Blog: A Woman’s Place

A Woman’s Place by Isaac Karoor Chapter Excerpt – The Lost Moonflower The mid-April sun sprinkled its silvery rays upon Rhea Silvia sailing at dawn for Rome. Designed for hauling wheat on the open seas, she also carried passengers. Voyagers were entitled to a place to sleep and drinking water, but no provision was made [...]

Guest Blog: Emperor Claudius Becomes a God

Emperor Claudius Becomes a God by Isaac Karoor Chapter Excerpt – The Lost Moonflower Carrying the bag that contained his journal Luke stepped out into the fresh evening air.  The city workers were climbing their ladders and lighting the street lamps. He left the Tiber, turned to the right and proceded along the Vicus Iugarius [...]

Guest Blog: The Start of a New Life

The Start of a New Life by Isaac Karoor Chapter Excerpt – The Lost Moonflower The approaching winds were favorable and the Magister Navis, the superintendent of the voyage, confirmed the vessel would soon set sail. Barges and boats that began to move away from the mammoth bellied carrier seemed as tiny ducklings bobbing on [...]

Guest Blog: Writing for Kids

Writing for Kids By John Abernathy As a little-if-at-all-known author of only minor publication and celebrity comparable to your local spelling bee champion, I am often called upon to divulge wisdom from my vault of knowledge and experience.  If I had a nickel for every time someone stopped to ask for some advice or guidance [...]

Guest Blog: Cartoons & Censorship

Cartoons & Censorship By John Abernathy This article started out about what a difficult and harrowing job it is to write books for kids, but it accidentally turned into seven-hundred words about cartoons and censorship because I rarely pay attention to what I’m writing.  To be honest I’m not even sure I have heard anyone [...]

Guest Blog: Idearrhea

Idearrhea By John Abernathy You’re probably familiar with writer’s block: the purported scourge of professional and amateur authors alike in which the creativity of storytelling gets all gooey and blocked up like a manatee at a water park. There is, in fact, a significant chance that the preceding simile is a result of writer’s block. I’m [...]

Guest Blog: Charge of Youthful Aging

Charge of Youthful Aging By John Abernathy Like all adult human beings who have recently recovered from a condition known as their “mid-twenties,” I suddenly find myself becoming aware of the fact that I may not be immortal after all.  People, it seems, have a tendency to age whether they like it or not.  This [...]

Guest Blog: Showing Up

Showing Up By Edie Sangiorgio Last week I got a booth to sell my book “Divorce Vows” at the “World’s Largest Yard Sale.”  It was an event sponsored by several of the local radio stations, held in the parking lot of the Budweiser Event Center in northern Colorado. It was a chilly morning, in the [...]

Guest Blog: Wisdom at 3:00 a.m.

Wisdom at 3:00 a.m. By Edie Sangiorgio This morning I woke up at 3:00 a.m. which over the past few years has become a nightly ritual. I am in full swing into the peri-menopausal stage of my life so sleeping through the night has become a rarity. In Dr. Christine Northrop’s book, “The Wisdom of [...]

Guest Blog: Divorce – A New Definition

Divorce: A New Definition By Edie Sangiorgio When you hear the word “divorce” what comes to mind? If you’re like most, you probably equate the word to the dissolution of a marriage and you immediately think of pain or conflict or sadness. Just the mere word invokes some negative, visceral feeling deep inside most of [...]