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A New Year: Addiction and Recovery Part 1

A New Year: Addiction and Recovery Part 1

A New Year: Addiction and Recovery Part 1 An opportunity for self-examination. A wish for a fresh start, better choices, happier relationships. But for those with addictions the climb out is a steep one. Addiction and recovery. Those words go hand in hand for many. For some it will be a life-long struggle to find […]

In St Malo, seeking All The Light

In St Malo, seeking All The Light

I have read All The Light We Cannot See again, here in St Malo, holed up in my room on the 3rd floor of the Hotel France et  Chateaubriand, facing the sea. It is nighttime—dark and cold tonight. Perhaps the November 1st summer-like weather of today, with its 68 degrees, was the last gasp. I found […]

Western Lonely: Montana to Washington

Western Lonely: Montana to Washington

Western Lonely: Montana to Washington: the Real West.   Robert Fletcher sums up my travels through the beloved West this past week. My range is from Montana to Washington, west to east and back again, covering 1,900 miles give or take a few.   Open Range Western land was made for those Who like land wild […]

Birthday Angst-Short Fiction

Birthday Angst-Short Fiction

  Irene’s birthday was around the corner and George was worried. He knew women took birthdays seriously as a marker of devotion from their husbands and families, but this year was proving tough. He knew he’d  better start considering his options, but he was so conflicted. “Are you looking forward to your birthday Irene?”  George […]

The Good Life

The Good Life

The Good Life   Martha had not thought about him in years. It wasn’t that he had not played a pivotal role in her development, because he had. Her first boyfriend, first kisses, first prom, first dates in a car, first squirming around with tangled clothing. But so many years had passed that those events […]

In Plain Sight by Angie Hulme

In Plain Sight by Angie Hulme

In Plain Sight by Angie Hulme Robin closed the door to the flat, dropped zir purse to the floor and sighed with relief as ze sank onto the sofa, kicking off a pair of black heels. Eyes closed, ze dropped zir head back. Contrary to popular belief, the life of an escort wasn’t so bad, […]

LOVE - Oregon Says I Do, and So Do My Boys

LOVE – Oregon Says I Do, and So Do My Boys

LOVE–Oregon says I do, and so can my boys Dustin and Mark, legally!  I cried when I heard this news. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane struck down Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage Monday, May 19th. The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) requested a stay with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to prevent Judge McShane from issuing […]

Arizona: Serving up a New Era of Jim Crow

Arizona: Serving up a New Era of Jim Crow

Arizona: Serving up a New Era of Jim Crow – Arizona Discrimination Law  –  I’ve lived most of my life in fear, however, I made the choice to remain silent, for the most part. I was on a weekend news fast that came to a halt early this morning when I received several messages via […]

Film is the Cure

Film is the Cure

Film is the Cure Guest Writer: Amy Wells It was nearly 25 years ago he first asked me, over a burger and fries in a local tavern on my lunch break, whether I had ever thought about having a thing with him. Caught off-guard, I reply too honestly, “Yea, but the Valley is way too […]

3 Questions Authors Should Ask About Creating Their Own Book Covers

3 Questions Authors Should Ask About Creating Their Own Book Covers

Should authors create their own book covers? Just answer 3 easy questions to find out. First, I’d like to thank you, Leisa, for inviting me to guest on your great blog. I’m both flattered and grateful. Q1. So, you’ve written a novel. Do you have one utterly fantastic idea for your book cover, a vision […]

That Time I Quit Writing

That Time I Quit Writing

That time I quit writing… Have you ever given up on a dream? I don’t mean you had a bad few days, and decided you couldn’t do it, then when friends rallied around you with nice words of encouragement, and some pics of funny cats, a video of a baby goat, you picked up that […]

The Spy In All Of Us

The Spy In All Of Us

The spy in all of us.  Have you ever caught yourself paying excessive attention to the way your neighbor cuts the grass? Or following his every move as he changes a tire? Have you often heard the word “observant” used to describe you? If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, then […]

Poet Loren Kleinman - Raw

Poet Loren Kleinman – Raw

Poet Loren Kleinman, in raw form, answered a couple of questions for Indie It Press in regards to her books, her poetry and her passion.  I am entranced by this poet and her raw talent including, her undying support of indie authors.  Read about Loren Kleinman, raw, and listen to her poetry. First of all […]

Gay Lifestyle The Mother Of All Loopholes

Gay Lifestyle The Mother Of All Loopholes

By Stephanie Neighbour  ~  I’ve always referred to the gay lifestyle as the mother of all loopholes. No one ever expected us to get married, raise children or even stay with the same partner for any significant length of time. My family fully embraced the concept of never having to get too comfortable with any […]

Your Dreams Matter, YDM Network - Who and What They Are

Your Dreams Matter, YDM Network – Who and What They Are

Check Out Radio Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with YDM Network on BlogTalkRadio YDM Network, Your Dreams Matter! Last Sunday, I was interviewed by LauraLMe and Eric a.k.a. EDubb on YDM Network.  It was a great experience and an honor and a privilege to interview with them.  YDM Network is a great team with fantastic […]

Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth by Robbie Cox The news has been filled with so much hate and division as of late.  To make matters worse, the media has done everything in its power to keep it stirred up as journalism has been replaced with sensationalism.  The quest for accuracy and truth is forgotten for ratings and […]

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