Category: Life

About Life

The Christmas Tree

As an author, I’m asked many times about my favorite Christmas memories. The questions come from readers, publishers, reviewers, and many others. Those memories tend to wind up being edited down to a paragraph. Maybe two. You can’t really do justice to a memory in that space. Growing up in the Missouri Ozarks, we often …

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Giving Tuesday

Today is, in case you missed it, Giving Tuesday. In short, today is the day that pretty much every charity is going to make a push to get donations. While most all charities need support all the time, this is especially important in these times. Many people are being negatively impacted by the pandemic. Many …

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THWT Question for 24 NOV 2020

Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question: Were you ever out of work for a long time? If so, how did you handle it? Keep Loving!

THWT Question for 10 NOV 2020

Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question: What book(s) are you reading now? Keep Loving!

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Seventeen

Number Seventeen Family Comes First…Most Of The Time Family is very important, and there is no denying that. In your day-to-day life, no matter what your occupation is, family should come first. But, just like if you’re a firefighter, police officer, military member, banker, lawyer, machinist, bus driver, or flipping burgers at the local fast …

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THWT Question for 27 OCT 2020

Here is the last Two Hundred Word Tuesday for October: Do you travel much concerning your books? Keep Loving!

THWT Question for 20 OCT 2020

And the Two Hundred Word Tuesday for today is: Approximately what percentage of your income comes from writing? Keep Loving!

THWT Question for 13 OCT 2020

Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today: If you are not not writing full time now, when do you plan to quit your day job to be a full time author? Keep Loving!

THWT Question for 15 SEP 2020

Here’s today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question: Are there any teachers you particularly disliked in school? Keep Loving!

THWT Question for 08 SEP 2020

Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is: Do you have a day job as well? Keep Loving!