Calm Your CRAZY

Maybe it’s the sound of rain falling on a tin roof that relaxes you, which is a stark contrast to the horn blowing in rush hour traffic that causes the blood in your veins to boil. Again, maybe it’s the maniacal laughter of your boss that lets you know that your day has gone from…

Where’s the sisterhood?

At our blog, we pride ourselves on being authors who write intelligent, strong, positive heroines. As a group of bloggers, we work to support each other in our publishing careers. When you are around these types of women, you forget that not all women are treated in the same manner. Three stories this week make…

Final Stop for the Shapeshifters World Tour – Skinwalkers

Hi! Denise Golinowski here with this month’s edition of Myth Perceptions.The final stop on the Shapeshifters World Tour brings us home from Europe to explore the myth of the Navajo Skinwalker. Skinwalkers are Navajo witches who have chosen evil instead of healing. It is said Native Americans are reluctant to talk about the skinwalker myth, perhaps for fear of retribution.…

Motherhood Changes a Woman

My dreams sometimes haunt me; and often when I watch the news, or read what is happening in the world around me, I am saddened by the sheer destruction that man-kind is capable of, but then, a glimmer of hope appears. My dreams are others’ nightmares, filled with death, destruction and a descent into the…

Hollywood’s Mind Games: Stop messing with Mom!

In honor of Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, I thought I might write about the masters of mind games: our moms, and the roles they play in our lives. It’s a theme that authors and movie-makers have capitalized on since man first started telling stories—books like Christine Crawford’s “Mommie Dearest,” which told of the…

Rejuv-i-lation. Is it a word? Is now.

We are the wordsmiths, the makers of words which form our reality, thus, I have made it a word. (Look at me getting all philosophical at 9:30 in the morning.) Allow me to veer from my usual topic of books, movies, movies, books to talk about just books… and just one book… and on the…

Rites of Spring: It’s the Time of the Season

By Alexa Day Today’s post is just a little late in getting to you, but I promise I have a good reason. We’re in the best part of the spring right now (although I’m a little tired of having to wear a jacket in the morning), and I needed to recharge with a renewal ritual.…