Weird story. One day this kid was sitting at his lousy low wage job, selling admission tickets at a movie theatre.
He looks up, and there’s Keanu Reeves.
Took a minute to realize it was him. He offered to “sign him in” with his employee discount. …
Her mother found her in the closet, surrounded by long strands of her own long golden hair. She’d hacked it all off. In the closet. In the dark.
She looked at her mother through eyes that weren’t really there.
Mentally, she was still in that dark alley.
Gently, her mother…
Today would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday and I’m so mad that death cheated her out of the milestone.
17 days short.
Some people blame People Magazine. They jinxed her, they say. Someone posted it on Twitter and it took a life of it’s own. The birthday issue hit…
The Book Café is a publication where book lovers can write about books they read and enjoyed or loved or were inspired by.
The difference is that all writers are editors.
Which means I don’t need to review posts and accept or reject submissions.
I don’t need to walk anyone…
I write for a publication called The Partnered Pen.
If you’re not familiar with it, here’s what’s different about it.
All writers are editors.
Which means you get to publish your own stories. No waiting for editors to review the story and accept or reject. Submit and publish.
I almost didn’t write about this.
Because I swear, every time I write about a writing challenge, there’s a ton of “omg, it’s such a waste of time” grumbles in the comments.
You know why I did?
Because one of my readers won one of these.
Not. Even. Kidding. When…
In the late1800s, Harper’s Bazar was a popular magazine for women. It was a fashion magazine that looked like a tabloid and came out weekly.
When John Fogerty sings Bad Moon Rising, he points to the nearest bathroom when he sings the line “There’s a bad moon on the rise.”
That line is one of the most “misheard” lyrics of all time. …
Her voice was magic. That’s what everyone said. If that wasn’t enough, imagine this; she was singing on stage one day when Queen Victoria stood up in the royal balcony-box and threw a bouquet at her feet.
Yelling praise for her. Throwing flowers. Like any other adoring fan. …