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Wagon Mound

Vet Project Taps into the Creative Spirit

Guest Post by Rene Rosa – A Veteran Affair Once upon a time, each having traveled great distances seeking adventure, two people met not one moment too soon nor one moment too late. Crossing continents, he had participated in military campaigns as a combat photographer. Infected with the wanderlust she, too, had seen much and… Read More ›

The Optimist

Ever the Optimist

I heard a new definition of pessimist recently. A pessimist is an optimist with experience. I am, as the song from South Pacific goes – a cockeyed optimist. I haven’t quite made it to pessimist, but I do have my days. There are many surprises in life, some of which make it difficult to maintain… Read More ›

Q&A With Marianne Eloise: A Woman of Taste

Marianne Eloise, a brief bio: I am a writer and MA Film Studies graduate living in Brighton, UK. I currently work in the media but I have been a poet for several years, and have been running www.februarystationery.com for three. I write across a few mediums; including academic, poetry, prose, and journalism. When I’m not working I… Read More ›

Q&A With Elmo Baca: Indigogo!

Okay, this is just too exciting. I personally CAN NOT WAIT! This is directly from Elmo’s Facebook page and I am hoping I don’t miss getting one of the first 50 tickets to this stellar premier: Announcing the sneak preview screening and opening of the Indigo Theater on December 17 with “Star Wars The Force… Read More ›

Why NaNoWriMo?

I’ve been writing since I was able to hold a pencil. My brain sizzles with ideas and bubbles with story lines. And then I sit down at the computer. It’s like turning off a faucet. The pencil was so much more productive, a direct connect to my brain. This lapse in creativity at the computer isn’t permanent, and the ideas will begin to flow again, but will the flow end up in one bucket or flood all over the place?

Johnnie Come Lately

Q&A With a Truth Seeker: Kathleen M. Rodgers

Q. In one sentence, who is Kathleen Rodgers? A. I am a seeker of truth, and I use storytelling to try and find it. Q. What do you wish people knew about you? A. I am empathetic to those who struggle. Because I’ve overcome many obstacles in life, I try and encourage others not to… Read More ›

Kate Barnwell

Q&A With Kate Barnwell: An English Poet

Kate Barnwell is a creative writer of modern, romantic poetry and lyrics. Her work reflects a desire to touch the soul; find new and beautiful ways to enhance and describe life. For more about her go to katebarnwell.com. Q. In one sentence, who is Kate Barnwell? A. An English, romantic poet and writer; living a… Read More ›

From Afar

Q&A With Writer Frank Scozzari

Frank Scozzari’s Amazon profile describes him as an “American novelist and screenwriter,” who is a “four-time Pushcart Prize nominee. His short stories have been widely anthologized and featured in literary theater.” Scozzari’ most recent book is “From Afar”, the story of a man looking for love. I contacted him via Twitter and asked for a… Read More ›

A blatant pitch for book sales

…from a terrible marketer My problem with writing has nothing to do with writing; it has to do with selling. Every book I have written is working reading, the last one perhaps more so than the first three. Not because it is a better book, but because I learned a lot between book one and… Read More ›

One Roof Publishing

Lively Las Vegas

Thanks to the Las Vegas Arts Council, we are kept up to date on exhibits, performances, cultural activities, and much more. Their calendar of events is posted online and readily available for review. If you have an event you would like to schedule, call 425-0185 or e-mail a request for guidelines to lvac@lasvegasartscouncil.org. The Arts… Read More ›

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