Monthly Archives: April 2013

Signs of Spring

Here in Iowa we have a saying “If you don’t like the weather, wait 10 minutes and it will change.” The last couple of years after the fruit trees have bloomed we have received another hard frost to ensure we … Continue reading

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Writing Tip

When writing a novel, novella or short story, try picking one of the main characters, making yourself that person and then write from “your” point of view. By doing so, you make the story as if you were an oral … Continue reading

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I Guess Some People Need Constant Reminders

The longer I live, the more I realize that some people need more than one or two reminders that they are not as young as they used to be. Yesterday, I spent most of the day working outside and did … Continue reading

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My Science Fiction Novel

After about 43 years of occupying way too much space in my brain, I finally sat down and knocked out my science fiction novel. I started transferring the novel from my brain to paper in December and then between college … Continue reading

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The Big Fix

Reading a post by a friend after 2 finals at college today got me to thinking about how easily some can be fooled. He spoke of how most of the people he met on public assistance were humble and grateful … Continue reading

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But Before I Go….

Before I start my hiatus, I find it necessary to say MICROSOFT 8 sucks! I spoke with Microsoft about how to get 7 on my brand new laptop and the representative of Microsoft said they have raving reviews of Windows … Continue reading

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Taking A Vacation

I have been trying to finish up my science fiction book as I round up this semester of college and start the 2 week break. Therefore, I have decided to take a small break from the world of the Ruraliowegian. … Continue reading

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