Be careful what you put on Facebook. I posted last week that the Leader office would close early so the office ladies could attend a mammogram party. I got a phone call. From a reporter. KJRH-TV Channel 2 wanted to come to our mammogram party. But it’s just three journalists getting smashed, I explained. No problem. [...]
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Reflections by Faith L. Wylie Normally, my husband John writes about important issues and I write about stuff—feeding birds, digging in the garden and family life. You know, stuff. This week, we’re switching roles because I am so passionate about emergency medical services. It’s important, but it’s also family stuff to me. I’ve waited for [...]
REFLECTIONS By Faith Wylie Summer sucks the energy and enjoyment out of our lives. I hate summer. At my family reunion on Saturday, people arrived with faces as red and wet as a lobster boiling in a pot as they sought shelter in the air conditioning. I would just hang out in air-conditioned comfort, but [...]
REFLECTIONS By Faith Wylie, Co-publisher More conflict. More action. More consequences. More tension. That’s what makes good fiction, according to literary agent Donald Maass. His writing advice: make it worse. Make it still worse. But that’s not life, I think as I torture my main character and put her in impossible situations in my novel. [...]
Reflections By Faith Wylie In winter, I watch the hunters. The constellation Orion, the hunter, hangs in the eastern night sky as I drive home after dark. The trees are stripped of leaves; the cold air is dry and clear. The stars are brighter in a bigger sky. Orion’s bright stars and distinctive formation dominate [...]
REFLECTIONS By Faith Wylie Twitter proves that an idea can be expressed in 140 characters. So what? The New England Confectionery Company perfected the art of short messages 152 years ago when the company started printing messages on candies. NECCO created the classic Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts in 1901. The smaller hearts contain two lines of [...]