Category Archives: inspiration

Guest: Author Alan Orloff

Today my guest is Alan Orloff, and a fascinating fellow he is!   In his bio, Alan lists many varied and interesting career moves. As I was stalking doing research on him, he mentioned a number jobs that warmed me … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Ara Grigorian and Game of Love

Finding a guest author to visit our blog is a monthly task, and I try to have my guests lined up a month or two ahead of time. But for various reasons, this month got away from me and I … Continue reading

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With a Song in My Heart

The question posed this week is for us to pick a song that describes our year so far. What a year this has been! It’s been one family crises on top of another. “My Way” does NOT fit. I refuse, … Continue reading

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Might Not Be My Theme Song

But Maybe It Ought to Be My Goal [Gonna Build A Mountain] By Jeff Salter Not really sure I have a theme song for this year. I’ve spent three days this week mulling over this topic and my first thoughts … Continue reading

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Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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Silly Love Songs?

Congrats to my fellow Foxes and the Hound for all the writing and submitting that has been going on. I also worked a story I had put down some time ago and it has been submitted to several places. I … Continue reading

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Advice For Submitting Short Stories and Articles

On this, a Free Week here at 4F,1H, I thought I’d expound on a question that was asked of me last week about having articles and short stories published. Poets could also benefit from a few of the easy ‘helps’ … Continue reading

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