The Dilemma of *Cultural Appropriation

*Cultural Appropriation: Taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions or artifacts from someone else’s culture without permission. Its not often that I editorialize, but this is a topic that has been on my mind and apparently also on the mind of Lionel Shriver, author of We Need to Talk about Kevin.In a speech given byContinue reading “The Dilemma of *Cultural Appropriation”

Guest Post, Interview with Kristine Simelda

Want to get to know me better?  Here is and interview that I did with Ari Meghlen,Writer | Blogger | Entretrepreneur Website: Writing Blog: Email: Twitter: Instagram: APRIL 25, 2017 / Kristine S imelda Q01 – When did you decide you wanted to become a writer? I wore many caps—daughter, wife,Continue reading “Guest Post, Interview with Kristine Simelda”

Antioch Writers Workshop – One Day Spring Seminar March 25, 2017

Yeah man! I’m safely home on the Nature Island after visiting my family in Ohio and attending the Antioch Writers Workshop, “How to Get the Most Out of Your Writing Life.” The lovely Cathy Day was the keynote speaker. She talked about various ways to earn capital (not necessarily monetary) from your publishing experienceContinue reading “Antioch Writers Workshop – One Day Spring Seminar March 25, 2017”

Good News! Dominican Fantasy Fiction Included in the Toronto Public Library!

Press Release Dominican Fantasy Fiction in the Toronto Public Library Merril Collection A collection of Fantasy fiction by five Dominican authors (Commonwealth of Dominica), will be donated for inclusion in the Toronto Public Library’s prestigious Merril Collection; Canada’s premiere collection of speculative fiction. The presentation ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday March 7th, 2017, and will be facilitatedContinue reading “Good News! Dominican Fantasy Fiction Included in the Toronto Public Library!”