Clean Fiction vs. Dirty Fiction?

Originally posted on Prismatic Prospects:
I’ll admit when it first came to my attention a few years ago that the “clean” label for fiction is offensive to some, it surprised me a little. But, I understand the concern. (Mind you, while romance and young adult fiction are the focus of the article I just linked…

What Is A Narcissist?

Originally posted on Toni Pike:
Much has been said and written about narcissists in recent times. They can be found in positions of power, but might also be someone who is a work colleague, a friend or a family member.  Abuse perpetrated by a narcissist is particularly insidious, demoralising and devastating. No matter where they…

Are zombies really all that bad?

Originally posted on nickclaussen.com:
Zombie movies, television shows and comic books have become extremely popular in recent years, and they seem pretty simple The main characters are always trying to avoid becoming zombies and they usually end up fighting other humans, too. And while I understand why the main characters don’t want to be…

Book Recommendation: Schifflebein’s Folly

Originally posted on Reade and Write:
It’s been some time since I recommended a book to readers, so I figured it was time. I recently read Schifflebein’s Folly by Iris Chacon and absolutely loved it. It’s a feel-good, do-good, read-it-all-in-one-sitting-if-you-can-good, does-your-heart-good book. It’s the story of Lloyd Schifflebein, a Floridian with a passion for children, work,…

O, Christmas Tree

Originally posted on Reade and Write:
Porthos (L) and Athos. They look almost harmless in this photo. This week I thought I’d try my hand at rewriting the lyrics to the centuries-old tune, “O, Christmas Tree.” Sing along if you’d like! ? O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, How my two cats Adore you ?…