When writing a book, it is easy to fall into the trap of providing the reader the quick answer to who is the hero, who is the villain, what are the backstories and the setting. After all, you’ve been told over and over again that it isn’t a good idea to hide pertinent details from … Continue reading The Quick Answer
I started writing A Dating Guide for Married Men after I was asked out on a date with someone I thought was single but wasn’t. Not only was he not single, he didn’t bother to tell me until I showed up on the date and deduced it for myself. Something about continuing to use plural … Continue reading Cheating Is Stupid
I’ve been told I shouldn’t see color. I disagree. I see color, the red of roses, the blue in the sky, the green of the grass. I see the shades of gray in a goose’s feathers, the yellow bleeding into reds and oranges of a sunset. I see the blush of a young girl’s cheeks, … Continue reading I See Color
According to the Washington Post, the dating world has a whole new vocabulary for people who disappear from your world, as if by magic, only to return, sometimes months later, wanting to pick up the relationship as if nothing ever happened. Those who disappear are called ghosts. Those ghosts transform into zombies when they show … Continue reading Ghosts, Zombies, and Vampires, Oh My!
Traditionally, a gal is a young woman or a girl. I am neither. Why would professional men who come to me for assistance with a matter that I am considered an expert with think that it is alright to refer to me as a gal? I would never consider calling their offices and ask for … Continue reading Gal
Standardized testing takes on a whole new meaning in The Intuitives by Erin Michelle Sky and Steven Brown. When schools start testing intuition, five teenagers and one very special little boy from eclectic backgrounds are thrown together by Homeland Security in a special summer program to develop their unconscious abilities. Kept in the dark about … Continue reading The Intuitives by Erin Michelle Sky and Steven Brown
It is lesson time around dear old Francine Zane’s website. To all you wonderful people out there who honestly think that what you want really matters in the grand scheme of things, do everyone a favor and grow up. I don’t care whether you are talking to your banker, cell phone provider, or the butcher … Continue reading Lesson on Adult Bullying