Prose Poem: Independence Day

Fireworks boomed through my tiny apartment perched high in the sky. Arranged around the coffee table were your friends and mine. You spotted my photo albums alone on a ledge. Rifling through each, your excitement went over the edge. “There!” you pointed, pride on your face. “This is what she looked like when I had a taste.” Flaunting a picture of me so young and so pretty… Continue reading Prose Poem: Independence Day

Instagram Made Easy with Tailwind

Instagram is a powerful social media platform beloved by small and large business alike. Utilized correctly, it can help your business or website grow boundlessly. Whether you utilize it to demonstrate your own products, share your writing or as an additional way to reach and interact with current and prospective clients using this vital tool, you can definitely grow your reach regardless of the genre or field you’re in. Continue reading Instagram Made Easy with Tailwind

Anthony Doerr: A Literary Treasure

As I said when I wrote about Brandon Sanderson, there are certain authors I’ve come to read and love so much that I want to gobble up everything they’ve ever written. Anthony Doerr is another of those author’s for me. He’s not a fantasy writer, though you’ll certainly find elements of mysticism in some of his work. What charms me about Doerr’s writing is not his imagination, though it is certainly fertile. It’s the way he writes, the way he sees the world and the beauty and tragedy within it. It’s the simplicity with which he tells his stories, which is never boring or overbearing, but so simply and elegantly stated that you feel instantly transformed and transported into the world he’s created. Continue reading Anthony Doerr: A Literary Treasure