Foolsgold…. {Great Reads}

After reading poemcrazy by Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, I couldn't wait to read Foolsgold, another visit into Ms. Wooldridge's wordpool and its impact on others (and herself). Ordered while still in the earliest chapters of poemcrazy, I anticipated more delicious conversation by an approachable author whose love of collecting, love of words, and love of collecting words all fit neatly into my... Continue Reading →

poemcrazy…. {Great Reads}

Dear Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, You had me at, "I'm a collector of many things." Proudly stated in the opening chapter of her book, Wooldridge's lead-in to her collection of words starts by revealing she's a collector of a great many things. Hmmmm..... feels familiar..... Add her thoughts on the writing style of e.e. cummings (irreverent, playing with words while breaking all... Continue Reading →

Eating Bull …. {Great Reads}

I admit (as I did to author and fellow blogger, Dr. Carrie Rubin), I’m not a fiction reader. However, on the rare occasion that I take the time to find a good story and I’m hooked, I want to share it! So, here goes.... How often do we reach for quick, convenient food? We take... Continue Reading →

Rusty Butt….

It's Friday and my brain has been buzzing all week... with all sorts of things. Wanted to share one this morning, before I head out the door for the 'day gig.'   🙂 I say that with affection... I love what I do! I recently finished reading fellow blogger, medical doctor, and author Carrie Rubin's novel,... Continue Reading →

Polish, Postmortem?

  Who thinks about toenails, and more specifically, toenail polish, postmortem? Admittedly (0ddly!), I do. What?!? I can see your face, that quizzical look taking over. Let me explain.... About twenty-five years ago, while taking an A & P class in college, I was invited to participate in a visit to the local chiropractic college, where we'd have the... Continue Reading →

Put Down Your F*^%$* Phone…. As Shared by Chuck Wendig

If you know Chuck Wendig, the novelist, you know his use of ...... ummmmmm .....colorful language and straightforward talk. If you don't know Mr. Wendig, I highly recommend his Writing How-To books. Haven't personally read his novels, but I am totally down with his How-To books... and find his style & language - in your face, colorful,... Continue Reading →

Take Those Underpants Off Your Head…! {Great Reads}

Now that we’ve got THAT out of the way….. Such sage advice from author Chuck Wendig is what you’ll get in his writer’s how-to books.  Don't worry ~ you'll soon see the connection between underpants and writing.... I promise. I stumbled on to Chuck's 250 Things You Should Know About Writing a few years ago and immediately... Continue Reading →

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