Physical circumstances may change – but it takes a free mind to make it permanent.
Newspaper publishers think they are selling a product, but they’re actually engaging in a relationship. The dynamics of the newspaper business model is readers allow a stranger to come into our home; gossip about our neighbors, talk about government issues that affect our lives while revealing some of most of the intimate details of the community when we’re most vulnerable. This engagement requires an exchange of the most valuable relationship commodity: trust.
Changing poison into medicine.| I profile two women filmmakers for EBONY’s September Fashion Issue who show how persistence and creatively hurdling obstacles to achieve their goals pay off for the community.
This an excellent Op-Ed on the state of literacy in the U.S. and how to make it better. If you don’t have an NYT time subscription here are the highlights. The article indicates how the […]
"Spoken words are ephemeral but the written word is permanent. What most people, or at least the unsuccessful ones, are unaware of is that life gives us exactly what we ask from it."Currently rereading The Instant Millionaire : A Tale of Wisdom and Wealth by Mark Fisher
"The art of teaching is assisting the art of discovery"
Not only do I have to take time to read the book– but I also must put pen to paper and write about it. That’s a paid critic’s job. Not leisure reading and reviewing. Therefore, […]
It all begins with the character. The story has its genesis in the character. Without the character – there is no story. Having a problem with writing your novel? Return to the protagonist. If […]
Why would anyone label a subject unknowable? What purpose would that mental construct serve? Do we use the term unknowable so we could claim plausible deniability for our actions as we move through this […]
I don’t have any games. I don’t play board or card games with the family and friends. I don’t even play games on the internet. If there is one word I have for games, it […]
A sinister figure is disturbing the peace in a small college town of Nakadee, Louisiana. Chopped off fingers are popping up at conspicuous locations taunting police but hidden from residents. Meanwhile, the city is preparing […]
Currently Reading: Severed by VL Towler. It’s billed as a mystery set in a Louisiana town. The first thing that pulled me into the story was the forensic anthropologist who happens to be a single […]