Hallowe’en is Coming

It’s October! So I evoke the words of a fellow Pen-Dragon, William Shakespeare, from “the Scottish play.” Cheers! *featured image: via Pinterest [https://www.pinterest.com/OohStLou/witchery/?lp=true]

The Hero’s Hero

Sam, In celebration of Hermione Jean Granger’s birthday, this year I’d like to recount some moments she progressed the plot or contributed to the reason of Harry and Ron survived their first year at Hogwarts. The time they went to meet Draco for their midnight duel in Philosopher’s Stone: “‘This is it!’ Ron moaned, as…

“. . . a chasing after the wind.”

Sam, Icebergs have always symbolized a goal, habit, or lifestyle someone wishes to have. I get a lot of “oh, I’d love to write a book!” when people find out I’m a writer. That mentality is the top of the iceberg, not even a quarter of its mass. It’s the stuff below that truly separates…

This Year No Fear

Sam, As we go into this New Year (and over halfway through this decade), I’m going to talk about some advice I’ve was given and keep telling myself in times of triumph and doubt: stop being afraid. Too many times growing up, I and people close to me have let fear of the opinions of others control…