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How Spit Toon Got His Name

How Spit Toon Got His Name

How Spit Toon Got His Name   by Eric Kobb Miller I know; I know. It’s the most frequent question I get: “How did Spit get his name?” No, it’s not because he was a dentist; although, the connotation served him well during his career. It goes way back to when he was a Junior in […]

The Naked Way by Chris Henry

The Naked Way by Chris Henry

  The Naked Way, a novel by Chris Henry –  Download free through October 26th available through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing–The Naked Way I recently met Chris on twitter which is a great way to meet fellow writers, and he sent me the first chapter of his book.  I read it out loud to my […]

Verses In Motion by Laura LME: Forever a Peaceful Warrior

Verses In Motion by Laura LME: Forever a Peaceful Warrior

I’ve often pondered about one mysterious woman, Laura LME, who dedicates her books “To All Peaceful Warriors” and signs her emails “forever a Peaceful Warrior”.  I read some of her poetry and beheld beautiful art from her book “Verses In Motion”.  It’s mesmerizing and breathtaking; it’s an  inward journey.  I want to thank Laura up […]

On Silent Trauma by Judith Barrow

On Silent Trauma by Judith Barrow

Silent Trauma is a story of four women affected in different ways by a drug. Stilboestrol is an artificial oestrogen prescribed to women between the decades of the nineteen forties and seventies, ostensibly to prevent miscarriages. Not only was it ultimately proved to be ineffectual it also caused drastic and tragic damage to the daughters […]

On Cancer and Charities

On Cancer and Charities

On Cancer and Charities – by: Vanessa Wester A few years ago, my cousin, Alistair, died of a brain tumor aged 27. It was devastating for his parents, in particular, his sister and the rest of the family. None of us could come to terms with what had happened – the question always lingered… why? […]

The Cutting Room Floor Casey Ryan's Top 10 Indie List

The Cutting Room Floor Casey Ryan’s Top 10 Indie List

The Cutting Room Floor, Casey Ryan’s Top 10 Indie Resources on Twitter: When Leisa Greene graciously approached me with the possibility of writing a guest post, one of the first suggestions that we discussed was my providing her with a “Top 10” list of people that I’d met in the independent entertainment community. I thought […]

Indie Author Vanessa Wester's Journey - Tiny Dancer to Titanic

Indie Author Vanessa Wester’s Journey – Tiny Dancer to Titanic

Many people know what they want to be from an early age.  A good friend of mine was like that.  She knew she wanted to be a primary school teacher and what college she wanted to attend.  And you know what?  She has done exactly what she said she would – she made it look […]

French-Polish Painter Marzena

French-Polish Painter Marzena

 French-Polish Painter Marzena. Resides in France, Orleans. Marzena – a painter since 2008. Before arriving in France, I worked with a Polish artist. We made a few fashion shows in Poland (Warsaw and Lodz). Until then, my artistic sense was expressed more in fashion clothing. The ability to express emotions through painting has always fascinated […]

Indie FanFiction Writers Publish and Earn Royalties: Kindle Worlds

Indie FanFiction Writers Publish and Earn Royalties: Kindle Worlds

      Buzz on the net is that indie fanfiction writers can now not only publish, but earn royalties as well with the new Kindle Worlds.  This collaboration between Amazon and Kindle is taking on a new approach to digital publishing.  In the past fanfiction writers wrote for just that, the fans.  Lev Grossman […]

The Pit and the Pendulum: Depressive Episode Recovery

The Pit and the Pendulum: Depressive Episode Recovery

Recovering from a bad depressive episode, I was reminded of the Edgar Allan Poe classic ‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ and in particular the opening words, which summed up where I was at:  “I was sick—sick unto death with that long agony” That is as about as close to how I felt as anything I’ve […]

Health Scare Fatigue!

Health Scare Fatigue!

By: Guest writer: Kit Johnson Did you know that farting can cause cancer of the bowel? Or that using lipstick might send your dog Bipolar? If for a second you believed these stories you need help! We are bombarded daily by some new scientific research saying too much or too little of this or that […]

Confessions of a Left Leaning Snowbird

Confessions of a Left Leaning Snowbird

  by  Guest Contributor, Syl Lassman I’m a snowbird, sort of. Like most of my species I have the time and resources to flee winter. However, there are different sub-species. Most here share a common thread. They tend to be elderly, conservative, religious Christians, and religiously patriotic. I am none of those–with the possible exception […]

Art of Terre Britton

Art of Terre Britton

  The art of Terre Britton is compelling, confusing, beautiful, and spell-binding.  Terre is a very humble soul who does not like to discuss “herself” and when asked, seems to be befuddled as to what to say.  No need for words: Terre’s exquisite art speaks for her. “Spiegel im Spiegel,” which was just accepted into the “Family” show […]

About Meds, And How Did That Make You Feel?

About Meds, And How Did That Make You Feel?

by:  Guest Writer ~ Kit Johnson   If you are expecting what I might call the usual article about mental health and ‘how I discovered this or that’ and changed my life – forget it. But that’s not say my story should not lift you – quite the contrary! A few years ago I went […]