Snow, ice, and shortsightedness got him into dire predicaments, and kind strangers helped him. Good Samaritans keep us humans going on the road of life.
A nearly daily task for a used book dealer is pricing books purchased for resale. Here are pricing guidelines and factors to consider.
Learn all about the web-based program WorkFlowy and how it can be a useful tool for fiction and nonfiction writing projects.
While my wife and I were living in Marquette, Michigan, in the early 2000s, I took a creative writing class in the Arts and Culture Center in the public library. In one class, the instructor taught us this memories graph writing prompt technique.
The enneagram of personality is a handy tool when writing a story. It can help an author make choices regarding a character's attitudes, reactions, and inner motivations.
There are many online articles on the origins of the enneagram of personality, but most have a school of thought bias. Focusing on six pivotal innovators, I've aimed to provide an evenhanded overview of the early history.
Some years ago in a previous location I often participated in a monthly poetry party. Here is what I learned by observation about hosting such a gathering.
Marquette is the largest city in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is a university town, a Great Lakes port, and a regional hub of commerce, culture, and recreation.
Many Kalamazooians experience satisfying work, enjoyable and meaningful activities, and a good life on modest incomes. My wife and I did, as did and do many acquaintances.
Novice book collectors and sellers want to learn the meanings of the jargon antiquarian booksellers use in their quotes and catalogs to describe the physical condition of books. Here is a glossary.