Winterset Hollow by Jonathan E. Durham

“I do wish you peace in the fields beyond…because I am certain you will not find it here.” There’s a must-read book coming out on September 7th! If you’re a fan of dark stories containing magical realism, or are excited about the idea of being able to see a magic world clash with yours, keep…

Words to Live By

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. – Aristotle

Words to Live By

“It’s better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don’t.” – Tim’s advice to DawnThe Office, Season 1, Episode 6

Words to Live By

“The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too.”  ― Vincent van Gogh, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

Happy National Handwriting Day!

Every January 23rd, we celebrate National Handwriting Day. I know, what the heck is this national holiday about? In a modern context, it’s a day for us to encourage each other to step away from our screens and return to simpler times of pen and paper. It’s also a day we pay respect to John…

Happy Edgar Allan Poe Day 2021!

Poe is an enduring literary master whose work has been intriguing the world since the 1800s. He hasn’t just taught us how to embrace the darker elements of ourselves, he’s put into words the pain, fear, and all-consuming love we all experience. He lived an imperfect, controversial life marred by drug abuse, alcoholism, gambling, scandalous…

Happy Don Quixote Day! 1-16-2021

I wasn’t able to get this post out fast enough in the US but, I’m taking the time to pay homage, anyway; it’s a book every booklover should read at least once. It’s the second-most-translated book after the Bible for a reason! January 16, 1605 was the day Miguel de Cervantes gifted the world his…