THE STARS AMONG US: Highlighting Charly Potts, Author

Write a Story; Change a Life Children’s writers can impact poverty in Central America… and the massive migration of immigrants into the United States. I know that’s a big statement! But when I took my simple book, written specifically for Honduran school children, to that country in 2015, I had no idea that I had…

BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS and MORE BOOKS!

Are you a Bookaholic? One can’t own enough books, right? At least I can’t and I know many other Bookaholics like me!  Hard copies of our favorite books, as well as Kindle copies, we love to read and read and read.  Books have always been my family’s favorite Christmas gift. In Iceland too, the best…

The Stars Among Us–Featuring M.J. Brett, Author

“Because of our adversities, we learn how to overcome. . .and keep going on.” (M.J. Brett)   Margaret Brettschneider, who holds a Master’s degree in English Language and Literature/Journalism from the University of California, is one of the most prolific writers in the Pikes Peak Branch of the NLAPW.  She has known many hardships, but…

Flash Fiction–One Judge’s Perspective

Written by Cindi Carroll   Why write a flash fiction story? Writing a flash fiction story, whether it’s 100 words, 500, or 1000 is indeed a challenge.  An effective short story requires all the elements of good writing, but in a compressed format.  The flash fiction story writer must be able to distill the story…

THE STARS AMONG US–Featuring Author, Cindi Carroll

The Stars Among Us is a new blog feature of this website. It’s purpose is to spotlight our members in order to better acquaint our branch members, as well as our blog subscribers, with who our members are, their creative accomplishments and any current news about their latest works. Today’s Luminary–Cindi Carroll Our spotlight today…