Look at That!

“There are some things you just can’t unsee, Mom,” my neighbor’s teenaged daughter said. It’s true, you know. Remember the hidden object games we all played as kids (or maybe still do in the doctor’s waiting room)? You look and look. You turn the page upside-down or sideways, closer or farther, another twist, and suddenly…

Guest Post: Author, Anita Finlay

Reading & Writing Cafe welcomes Anita Finlay, author of Dirty Words on Clean Skin: At Best Buy one lazy Sunday afternoon six years back, I sampled my first Ipod.  The preprogrammed music selections featured India.Arie singing “I Am Not My Hair,” a magnificent composition written, in part, to honor Melissa Etheridge, who appeared bald at the…

Twitter #Hashtag Twip

Mix up your #FF and #WW lists. I’m a huge fan of Writer Wednesday and Follow Friday on Twitter but I want new tweeps surrounding my @handle. I love finding awesome Twitter friends, then clicking the follow button. I rely on my current Twipsters to lead me to exciting new writers, readers, and fun favorites.…

A Thank You Tribute

Every so often we must thank our writing roots. I’ve been fortunate this past year and published two books. My third book Bad Luck Officer will be out in a few days (March 15th, 2012). There have been many influences on my road to becoming an author. I would like to pay tribute. To Astrid…