The Case For Literary Critique Groups

About a month ago, I joined an online critique group called Critique Circle. Here’s how it works: I earn credits by critiquing the work that others submit, and I use those credits to submit my own work for others to critique. Sounds pretty simple, huh? It is. Mostly. The process is simple. Receiving critiques, well……

100 Awesome Things For The 100th Post

Well, somehow I managed to find enough material for 100 blog posts. This marks number 100. I know, I can’t believe it either. Today’s post is loosely based on the 1000 Awesome Things website and books. There may be things on my list that are also on that one, but I don’t know because I…

5 Indisputable Facts About Going To The Beach

This was the beach we visited. Last week, I published a post about my family’s trip to Disney World. That was Part 1 of our vacation. Part 2 included lots of beach time. We live in a landlocked state, so this was special. In fact, it was my five-year-old’s first time to even see a…

7 Ways To Not Suck At Life

If you spend more than 10 minutes among the general public, you know that there are more than enough obnoxious behaviors to go around. I don’t know if I’m just cranky or things are really getting worse, but I’ve been noticing them more lately. Consider this post a crude response to a pretend Dear Abby…