I have heard it said a million times, “teens will be teens, and that is what they do.” While I understand the statement to some degree (I have a teenager still at home, one in university, one out of the house, teens constantly in and out of my home), I do not agree with it.
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As 2015 comes to an end, I look back with mixed feelings; bittersweet. On a professional level, company wise, we had successes of such a magnitude that only those close to us could appreciate what we truly accomplished. Positioning our company in such a way it will survive the tumultuous ups and downs of the
Recently a fellow author contacted me and asked if I could do him a favor. “Sure,” I said. “What is it?” He proceeded to tell me that his daughter was taking a college class that required her to interview an author, non-family member. Introductions took place and his daughter, Nicolette Anspach, sent me a
I’ve been a writer of sorts for years and not by choice. It’s true; never set out to be a writer. Writing can be both rewarding and become a brutal chore within the confinements of few pages. It depends on the moment. For some, an idea becomes an instant outline for a potential novel. And
Time is never on my side; I must have said this a million times, especially these days. Being a publisher takes a lot of my time, most of it, but being an author makes it worth it. Part of the perks of being an author is meeting wonderful new people when you least expect
I love this piece, The Greenlee Project. I can’t begin to describe how difficult it was for me to write. It took me to a dark place, as a writer, and at times as a person. I withdrew, and likely became more of a recluse than I appear to be. Common for writers; I’m not.
It’s no secret that cyber bullying has been around a while, true? Due to the society that we live in, I don’t believe that will ever change. Being a parent of kids from two different generations, I’ve observed the change over the years between the ways kids now communicate. Quite frankly, it’s scary. As a
Unfortunately, bullying, especially cyber bullying, isn’t a new problem that tweens and teens face on a daily basis. Tools such as smart phones, placed in the hands of a tween or teen, can cause irreversible damage. Best friends one minute, enemies the next, and the push of a send button, consequences, come later. Video posts