The Phase called Pesky

Dear Readers: It must be true: what all those how-to-write books, magazines, and workshops tell me about persistence being the key to becoming a successful, aka published, author. My high school history teacher liked to tell my class success was 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration. During one of my writing lulls, waiting for a reader to … More The Phase called Pesky


Dear Readers: Have you ever noticed how we humans love, almost live, to categorize things? Many articles I hear on the news or read in daily newspapers, on-line, periodicals, even billboards, seem to tuck things into groups. There’s the new thinking on Nature vs. Nurture: we are either orchids (who wilt under challenging conditions but thrive … More Categories