25 Songs That Would Make Great Story Titles

Here’s one just for fun. I’ve always been something of an audiophile (as those who have read my “25 Memorable Quotations” post have probably guessed), and I can’t tell you how many times a great line from a song, or even the song title itself, has come in handy when coming up with titles forContinue reading “25 Songs That Would Make Great Story Titles”

What Happened to Country Music?

When I was three years old, “I’m from the Country” and “Bye Bye” were my two favorite songs. I was quite familiar with names like Jo Dee Messina, Tracy Bird, and Alan Jackson. I was also familiar with Shania Twain and Dixie Chicks, though whether the latter two really qualify as “country” is debatable. ButContinue reading “What Happened to Country Music?”

Happy Veterans’ Day!

It is now 103 years to the day since the ceasefire that effectively ended WWI, but we have not forgotten. At least, a few of us haven’t. To those who give their all to keep this country safe, my heartfelt thanks. God bless, and have a wonderful Armistice Day.

Making a Writer’s Resume

If you’ve ever been employed (or if you’re a student soon to be seeking employment), you’re already familiar with what a resume is. Whenever you write one, you want to tailor and tweak it as much as possible to suit the individual employer and profession you’re seeking (see last week’s “How to Write a Resume“).Continue reading “Making a Writer’s Resume”

How to Write a Resume

A resume is meant to showcase your strengths as a hard worker and/or potential leader. Ideally it will spark enough interest to lead to a job interview, and from there to a paid position. In order to secure your best chances, you’ll want to tailor it somewhat to demonstrate your most relevant education/skill sets, butContinue reading “How to Write a Resume”

Happy Birthday U.S.A.!

“Oh say does that star-spangled banner yet wave / O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave“ Happy 245th birthday to the United States of America! Let’s keep on going: see if we can’t make it to that quarter millennium mark. Have a safe, fun Independence Day, all, and I’ll seeContinue reading “Happy Birthday U.S.A.!”

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