I could return the billfold across the street

Story Online: THE LOST BILLFOLD LED ME – by Dr. John Shackelford

Disruption or Divine Intervention? Thirteen year old Ginger left quickly at the end of our counseling session. An hour later I noticed her billfold between the cushions. The family lived out of town, and she would need her billfold. I was irritated at the inconvenience. Then I remembered her mother worked at the nursing home […]

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His Honor's Ruling Affected Many

Story Online: Betrayal in the Interest of the Child – by Janna Longfellow Hughes

A True Short Story of Heart-Break, Betrayal and Prevailing Against Evil ©Janna Hughes 2012 The dining room of our new house sat vacant. I looked out the bay window, feeling grateful my daughter and I would celebrate the holidays in our own home. I ached deep inside recalling a failed marriage, the family home we never […]

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Reason #1 to produce a book trailer

Reason #1 to Produce a Book Trailer

Movie trailers arguably remain the most important part of a feature film marketing campaign. The use of book trailers is rising in popularity faster than the temperature dropped for Jerry Jones’ Cowboy Stadium debut at Super Bowl XLV (45). If you don’t recall that Superbowl, the temperature dropped so far so fast that the Dallas network evening news […]

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photographer: AK Rockefeller

How to Write an Obituary: Where?

WHERE TO WRITE THE OBITUARY How To Write an Obituary: Where? Today you can Write an Obituary almost anywhere. Helpful research such as a book on How to Write an Obituary can be searched on the internet and downloaded to your phone, pad or computer. Once you’ve done your research on the deceased, you could […]

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photo by Kirsty Hall

How To Write an Obituary: Who?

ABOUT WHO? How to Write an Obituary: Who? The obvious person to write an Obituary about is the departed loved one. But, what about a relative or a close friend who has developed an ultimately fatal illness? Or, consider the very elderly. For example, my uncle died recently at 103. All of these situations create […]

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Photo by Beverly

How to Write an Obituary: When?

WHEN TO WRITE AN OBITUARY How to Write an Obituary: When? An obituary can be written at different times. First, is when a loved one dies suddenly. We are often called on in during those times. But what about when a relative or close friend suffers from a fatal illness? In this case you can […]

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Photo by Sharon & Nikki McCutcheon

How to Write an Obituary: What?

WHAT CAN AN OBITUARY DO? How to Write an Obituary: What? An Obituary makes a public announcement, a death announcement, which is a legal process. Beyond that it can be, and I think could be many things to family, friends, work associates, and to the general public. WHAT CAN AN OBITUARY BE? How to Write […]

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By Lawrence Jackson (White House (P050913LJ-0419)) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Write Obituary: on Mother’s Day?

WRITE AN OBITUARY: ON MOTHER’S DAY? Why think to Write an Obituary on Mother’s Day? Sometimes, stuff happens. So, How to Write an Obituary: on Mother’s Day? Try evaluating your time and putting off the writing until tomorrow. Why not try to enjoy Mother’s Day as much as is possible with these circumstances? My brother, […]

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Dallas Police Catch a Thief with Friends on Social Media

DALLAS POLICE CATCH A THIEF WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

EVERYBODY’S WEBSURFING  82% of local consumers surf the web prior to making a  purchase decision a recent report claims.   The total number of persons involved in regular web surfing for consumerism or other reasons can stifle even the most vivid imagination.  Numbers like this suggest that only a comparative few aren’t looking. POLICE USE […]

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Nelson Mandela laughs with the children

Nelson Mandela: “There is Good and Evil. A good man must choose good.”

With the world, we grieve the news that Nelson Mandela dies in 2013, the man who upon emerging from a 27 year imprisonment, chose to forgive. He said: “They’ve had me for 27 years. If I don’t forgive, they’ll still have me.” His words spell absolute truth. If he had not forgiven his lengthy political imprisonment, […]

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Nov. 22, 2013, JFK Assasination - 50 years later in Dallas - wet, cold, gloomy but grateful remembrance

JFK Assasination: 50 years Dallas

JFK ASSASINATION – DALLAS DEALY PLAZA GRASSY KNOLL 50 YRS LATER Nov. 22, 2013, JFK Assasination – 50 years later in Dallas – wet, cold, gloomy but grateful remembrance  When Air Force One landed in Dallas fifty years ago, like magic, the sun came out to welcome our beloved President. When the president’s limo turned […]

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Publish a Magazine Article

How to Publish an Article

Expert advice from award-winning author of 70+ books and countless articles. Best-selling author Karen O’Conner shares the trade secret of publishing an article and getting a pay check. She paves the route to take to get published. “Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five […]

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Write with ScreenPlay Software

ScreenWriting Software FREE or Under $12 for MAC, PC, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Ten software selections for screenwriting free or cheap. Some basic, some pro. Here are buys that bring start up expenses to nothing. One or more of the under $12 choices may work well for professionals. Check out 10 options: SCRIPTS PRO for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch allows you to focus on your writing rather […]

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