Hard to believe the Summer of ’69 is but a fifty-year-old good vibe in America’s collective memory. Man walked on the moon. Woodstock. Simpler times, right? But there were also bad times. Take Vietnam–how did those parents deal with the not knowing? Without cellphones and computers, communication came via snail mail. And government officials coming … More Summer of ’69
Summer is blowing hot, but maybe your writing has cooled off. Need a springboard to get back in the pool. Read on, writer-friends. And let your freak flag fly.
Are you kind? On the surface, many of us will say, “Yes, of course I am.” But what does kindness look like? Well, it doesn’t look like a majority of the exchanges on social media. Or most news reports. It doesn’t look like road rage. Or insulting others. It doesn’t look like putting yourself before … More Ten Ways to Be Kind
For anyone who has ever lived under a domineering mother’s keen eye or in the shade of a sister’s perfect life, have I got a story for you. Dorothea Benton Frank, the Queen of Women’s Fiction set in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is back with a new book, QUEEN BEE. It’s delicious. Mostly. There are no … More Queen Bee