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Two Books with Horrible Dating Advice

When I was single, I hated dating—which is probably why I didn’t do much of it. There are so many unspoken rules, and girls play games, and it’s enough to make you want to become a celibate monk. Okay, it’s not quite that bad. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to find the right girl, and the rest is history. But even though my “game” probably sucked, I knew some common rules of dating. I mean, the…

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Featured Author: Stephen Murray

Award Winning Author The Nevada desert is a far cry from Stephen's birthplace of England and that of  the countries in Southern Africa where he was raised. He is currently a partner of a small computer software company that was started in California in 1982, but in 2003, his partner and he moved the company to Las Vegas, Nevada. Besides writing, he enjoys traveling, and has been fortunate to enough to explore the world extensively.… Continue reading
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Featured Author: Nancy Nelson

Nancy Nelson grew up in the Pacific Northwest riding horses, not bicycles, and walking along the railroad tracks behind their family home and sawmill. She grew up ensconced in small town living. As a young adult, she followed her mother to Las Vegas, Nevada, where she has remained for fifty-three years. Retired, Nancy delights in her many friends and family; two daughters, Michelle, and Jennifer, son-in-law Pete whom she often refers to as “my son”,… Continue reading
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Featured Author: s h Montgomery

  s. h. montgomery grew up in a small town in the Texas Panhandle, but lived 30 years in Chicago before relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2003. She has two children, a sister who lives in Glasgow, Scotland, and a niece living in Barcelona, Spain. Montgomery is an avid collector of ethnographic artifacts, mainly from Oceania and Africa. She believes in helping to make a difference through volunteering. A former assistant/co-writer to a screenwriter, s.… Continue reading
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Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On

As the holiday shopping season swings into full force, it’s interesting to watch people buying books. Many a wish list has everything from the latest by Stephen King to an Amazon Gift Card (an actual card or via email) to a new e-reader device. Yet the battle for which is more popular is truly running neck and neck. No matter who you ask, the answer is always different, and usually very passionate. Christine Donovan, from Deerfield…

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Featured Author: Kristine Johnson

Kristine Johnson worked as a certified court reporter for over 25 years, the majority of that time in the unique legal climate of Downtown Las Vegas. She arrived in the valley wearing a diaper, riding in the backseat of a turquoise 1961 Chevrolet Impala. She grew up on dirt bikes, Pippi Longstocking, and Siddartha, and in 1972, went to the first truly integrated school in Las Vegas. It was then she first knew she was… Continue reading
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Featured Author: Judith C. Owens-LaLude

Judith C. Owens-Lalude is a native of Louisville, Kentucky, and has over 37 years experience conducting workshops and teaching classes for adults, teens, and children. Owens-Lalude is a graduate of Kentucky State University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics there before moving to Southern California where she earned her Master of Arts degree (thesis) in vocational Education at California State University, Long Beach. In addition to her degrees Owens-Lalude has lifetime… Continue reading
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Writing, Creativity and Motivation

Voltaire is reputed to have said to a client “… madam, here is the novel you commissioned it’s in two volumes, if I had more time I could have written it in one.” What a dramatic statement! It gets to the heart of new writers problems – how to be clear and concise. As an established writer I am frequently asked for advice but fail miserably in supplying answers. I have been writing now for…

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