Recent Posts

» and this whole time. by Lindsey M. Brummerhop Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

there’s something so focused about the sound of a piano key.structured, but melodic. accurate Content continues after advertisement yet soothing, somehow. “well, what kind of things make you feel better, Alice?” she looks up for a moment, pondering this honestly.“semi colons and the word simultaneously.” aliteration. “Aliteration, Alice?” absolutely. it …

Read More »

Deprogramming Caution

Assuming you have a non-writing professional background, have you ever blamed it for those moments in the writing life when your courage deserts you? If not, perhaps you should reconsider.* The topic I want to noodle on today is one sparked by an online article I read some years ago …

Read More »

How I built a $500 farmhouse table for under $90

My wife and I had the same dinner table since we first got married: a tiny, light-weight Ikea number that included four chairs for under $150. Just married and living in a townhouse with a dog, it was all we needed. And it was the right price: under $200 for …

Read More »

9 secrets to container gardening

Pots make gardening seem easy, but there’s still plenty that can go wrong. Certified organic grower Tom Yost shares his nine tips for planting in pots this spring. 1. New soil After a year or two of housing flowers or vegetables, the soil in your container garden will be depleted …

Read More »

18 of Summer 2016’s Hottest Novels (So Far)

Summer is officially underway, which means we’re scouring the shelves for the perfect books to read while relaxing in the shade. Need inspiration for your next book? There are plenty of excellent new titles to choose from! In May and June, 18 different books entered The New York Times’ Combined Print & …

Read More »

The 10 Bestselling Ebooks of 2016

With more than half of 2016 under our belts, it’s time we look back at the bestselling books of the year so far. Including a diverse mix of thrillers, fantasy, historical fiction, and nonfiction, this list offers a story for every reader’s taste. Check out Amazon’s top 10 bestselling Kindle ebooks through June — as …

Read More »

18 of Summer’s Biggest Books You Might Have Missed

This summer was packed with exciting new page-turners that featured complex characters, captivating plots, and gorgeous prose. We’ve compiled a list of summer’s biggest books, complete with publishers’ descriptions below. These titles hit the bestsellers lists and delighted readers, creating a buzz of excitement. Don’t miss the books that made a …

Read More »