Why I Write About Good People

She leaned her chin on her elbow and watched through the window. Being asked to be the heroine of a novel was quite an honor, but she found herself quite ordinary. Her wardrobe was made of second-hand dresses she had repaired. Both her parents were alive and well. There was no dashing hero on a…

How You Can Help After Hurricane Harvey

For all our disagreements as a nation, the citizens of the United States are good at one thing: Stepping up when there is a natural disaster. Over the past week, as Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath has flooded, destroyed homes, and shut down throughout Southeast Texas, there has been an outpouring of charity from throughout…

Self-Publishing Quick-Guide (And Resources)

The author sat in her lair, brooding as she looked over the stack of unpublished manuscripts, letters of rejection, and the collateral clutter of their writing be ignored. Her story was worthy, her words honed and powerful. Her voice had to be shared. She could no longer knock at the ironclad doors. Instead, she would…