We hear it all the time: Exercise will keep you stronger, sexier, happier, and prolong your life. Still can’t get motivated? How does embarrassment sound?
I’m glad I published my first novel through Amazon, but I’m going to be moving to another publisher soon. Here’s why.
Few human experiences are more horrifying than famine. For centuries, we've regarded it as a natural disaster. But the disaster isn't always natural. The Great Hunger in Ireland, the Ukrainian genocide, the Great Leap Forward all had human causes. And even one of the Biblical patriarchs made a profit.
It's not just sex with costumes. Historical fiction explores history on a personal level. It can educate us, make us think--and even create our myths about ourselves and our history.
The Know-Nothings were a U.S. anti-immigrant political group in the 1840s and 1850s. They talked about Catholics the way many people today talk about Muslims. Are they back?