Jake Carr chats about his career as a Texas country singer.
An interview with Canadian singer Shae Dupuy as she releases her latest single "Selfish."
Alexis Ebert talks about single "Way Back in the Woods" and her career.
Steven Cade shares his latest single "League of Her Own" and chats about the release of his new EP and his career.
Thoughts about how the white privilege concept taken to extremes is a dangerous thing.
One person's thoughts about the racial tensions happening in America right now. Exploring various perspectives. Wishing more people would try to understand another's perspective and explore it more deeply before lashing out.
October Rose partners with Shatterproof to help combat opioid addiction. Their newly released single "Different Kind of High" highlights the struggles of those addicted and offers compassion for them and their families.
While riding the rails of life, the trip is often smooth and beautiful. It is also lined with twists and turns that can sometimes wreak havoc on the serenity of it all. But it's during the chaos that we find out what we're made of, and it's what we do after the disasters and near misses that matters
Strength as defined by several strong women across generations.
Country band Rivershine discusses their latest single. "Like That" is the follow-up single to their debut single "Like That." Guitarist Dave Jr. also shares more about the band and reveals his personality as well.
Lenny Martelli discusses his new EP, the tragic accident that changed his life, and answers a few questions just for fun.
Sister duo Presley & Taylor discuss their new single, "Where You Belong," and answer questions about their career as well as a few personality-revealing questions for fun.
A dark flash fiction tale with elements of suspense, written in response to a challenge issued by a fellow writer and inspired by a writing prompt from somewhere else.
Brooke McBride's new Coming Clean EP will be officially released on November 1st. In this interview, she discusses the album and her career.
Mark Chesnutt discusses his first vinyl album release in three decades. He also discusses today's country music compared to when he started, some career surprises along the way, and answers a few questions just for fun.
Steven John Simon talks about his new single, "Story to Tell," his career, and his involvement in worthwhile causes.
Queeva is a young talent who is already blazing a trail for herself in Nashville. As a protege of music city veteran Jamie O'Neal, Queeva is blossoming into a unique, skillful artist. She shares some of who she is as an artist and as a person in this interview.
Unconditional love is sometimes conditional, too.
A poem about bridges and walls. They destroy or they can build.
Zach Stone talks about his new "Hands On" single and answers a few quirky personality-revealing questions.
A poem about being strong, courageous, and beautiful like a willow.
This article introduces Ryan Langdon, a country artist with a rich baritone voice you can't help but listen to. The "Leave Me Right" artist's new single is "Lit in the Sticks."
Get to know fun-loving country music artist Bailey Callahan. Her sophomore single "Home Made" was released on July 11th, 2019.
Thoughts about the power of love, partially inspired by a true story about a married couple and a homeless man.
A poem about youthful wonder and imagination.
A short poem about courage and relief.
In this interview, Amy Rose discusses her new Christmas single "One More Sleep" and reveals some of her favorite holiday traditions.
There's beauty even in the mundane routine of nature.
This is a poem my daughter wrote for an assignment at school when they learned about the Underground Railroad.
Here for a day and gone the next, the existence of Crush, TX served one purpose: it was the site of a not-so-well-planned, full-speed, head-on locomotive collision known as The Crash at Crush. This is the story of the most disastrous publicity stunt of the railroad era.
Self defense is necessary, except for when it's not.
A poem about letting down the walls while letting go.
Chapter 2 of a historical romance. Janie and Matthew get to know each other a little better and fight their attraction for one another. Janie shows her fiesty side.
She's not stubborn; she just knows what she wants. Stubborn and untamed. Always changing, yet somehow the same.
A humorous look at what not to do in a drive thru.
When passion and emotion collide.
I recently had a rather profound experience that caused me to once again contemplate life and time.
A short story based on a true story about God and a couple of girlfriends.
A depiction of feeling particularly vulnerable.
Matthew can't confront his demons yet and he finds himself attracted to the woman who tried to seduce him for unknown reasons.
An intro to a historical romance set in 1870 Abilene, Kansas. Janie tries to seduce a cowboy in order to get out of town.
Check out Nick Hickman's latest work and learn more about him as he opens up in this interview.
Camille Rae is set to release her new single "I Need Me" to country radio. Find out when to listen for it here.
An interview with country music star Curtis Braly.
Independent country music artist Camille Rae knows what she wants and she's going for it. She tells us all about it in this interview.
An uplifting outlook on rain.
My response to our friend Bill"s (billybuc) latest challenge to write a short story using three photographs he provided.
Two extremes: Turn a blind eye or get angry. Somewhere between is where change happens, when it is not so politicized and comes from within the heart of everyone trying to make a difference.
A virtual dementia tour stimulates the conditions of someone suffering from dementia so that others can better understand some of the reasons for the strange behaviors. It also promotes more empathy.
Are those living in poverty really too lazy to work? Do they really want to live that way? Most in that situation would answer with an empatic NO!
Texas is a state rich in both pride and history. Bluebonnets are one of the prides and the legends about them are steeped in history.
Sometimes it is not anything tangible, but an act that communicates love best. These five love languages will help you figure out how to best demonstrate your love for a specific person.
Canadian country singer Amy Rose talks about her upcoming single, "One of These Days" and shares a little about her career at present.
What's the 4011? Well, avoid saying these things so your cashier doesn't secretly fry your brain with laser eyes, even if it is only imaginary.
Got your attention? Yeah, "Show Up Naked and Bring Beer" got mine too. It's the title to Amy Rose's new single, and I have a review of the song, plus an introduction to Amy Rose.
What are micro-messages? Small, subtle, and often covert messages that may or may not convey the same message as the actual words used. Learning more about them will aid with better communication.
Something unexpected from me: flash fiction as my response to billybuc's writing challenge, issued here on HP.
A brief history of Halloween and music videos and songs that have a decidedly creepy factor to them with the history behind the songs as well.
Some things just should not be said to a native Texan.
A humorous look at things that should never be said to a woman while getting to know her.
There really are good reasons not be like everyone else. Sometimes, though, one can be stubborn enough to be like everyone else, rather than to be different, and the results may not be pretty.
Angels may very well be walking among us. They come in the form of friends, complete strangers, perhaps even in a mother's love.