June 17, 2021
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My Favorite Things: Black Swans

Black swans, a unique, beautiful, and wonderful waterfowl from Down Under.
June 16, 2021
yellow and white boat resting at a busy dock, city buildings in background

25 Budget-Friendly Destinations for the Post-COVID World

25 fantastic budget-friendly destinations to consider for your post-COVID travel plans.
June 15, 2021
couple riding bicycle

Writing Prompts: Clean, Cozy Romance

Feeling stuck? Try these 4 romance writing prompts to get moving again.
June 14, 2021
circus carousel

Writing Prompts: Paranormal Fiction

Writing prompt for paranormal fiction.
June 13, 2021
waters flooding a fully furnished apartment

The Flood

Julie Hazlett **Trigger warning: This piece deals with sensitive subject matters including suicide, survivor grief, death, depression, supernatural beings, and anxiety. Please be advised when reading.** […]
June 11, 2021
book cover in blue and yellow for Sealfinger

Book Review: Sealfinger

Looking for a fun crime caper in the bent of the Florida capers? Check out our review on Sealfinger, a twist on the genre, set in the UK.
June 10, 2021

The Power of a Pony Bead

Putting some positivity into the world can be as simple as giving a pony bead bracelet or buying someone's coffee for them.
June 10, 2021
woman seated at easel, painting

Creative Outlets for Pure Joy

Even as paid creatives, working in writing, artwork, and more all the time, we need creative outlets - things that won't be monetized.
June 8, 2021
poster from Concrete Cowboy

Amazed By History: My Take on Concrete Cowboy

Our take on a movie that deeply impacted us: Concrete Cowboy.
June 6, 2021
golden hour photo of green curving benches in Central Park

Central Park – A Quick Observation

Observation in verse.
June 5, 2021
pale tea in a clear glass cup, spoon leaning against, loose leaf tea on braided mat beside it

Honeybush Tea: A Sadly Deceptive Name

Our review of a South African tea: honeybush.
June 4, 2021

Playful Mission: My Interview with Troy Cady, Part Two

Troy Cady shares how play and ministry work together in this second interview with JP DeNeui.
June 2, 2021
collection of running race participation medals

Positivity Corner: Memorial Runs for Global Running Day

Running as a memorial of loved ones.
June 1, 2021
woman stretched out on pink yoga mat in child's pose

Yoga Poses for Creatives

We all need flexibility, strength, and movement for our health. But sometimes creatives need something a little different.
May 30, 2021

The 10 Best Classic Science Fiction Books Ever

Roundup of the 10 best sci-fi novels from 1819 to 1990.
May 29, 2021
Black and red book cover reading "The Night Library of Sternendach" by Jessica Levai

Book Review: The Night Library at Sternendach

Review of a vampiric lyrical opera!
May 25, 2021
Amateur painting of tree with colorful leaves, brilliantly colored red, orange, and blue sky behind, silhouette of woman in dress

Positivity Corner: Virtual Painting Classes

Sometimes we need encouragement to become who we are deep inside - and sometimes that encouragement comes via Zoom.
May 24, 2021
woman in vintage clothing and hat with veil lying on sofa with pillows, a quill and notebooks in hand

Positivity Corner: Writing Games

How writing games can change your life.
May 22, 2021
Woman squatting with Service Dog (black standard poodle) outdoors

Positivity Corner: My Jodie Angel

The journey from puppy to Service Dog is always beautiful.
May 22, 2021
book cover with text "We Heart LA Parks", feet in tennis shows in foreground, park in background

Book Review: We Heart L.A. Parks

A delightful activity book and educational read on the parks of L.A., California.
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