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Archive of entries posted on March 2011

Child Training That Works – Early Instruction is Most Important

Child Training That Works – Early Instruction is Most Important
Child Training That Works – Early Instruction is Most Important: A Short Story
I often hear people talk of the need for good education, but most don’t expound on the best child training that works.
I remember when I was five years old my mother asked me if I wanted to help make a garden. I was delighted that my mother wanted my help. I quickly answered yes.
We went to the back yard. My mother told me to stand in one spot and hold the end our water hose. […]

The Birthday Present – Surprise Surprise

The Birthday Present – Surprise Surprise
The Birthday Present – Surprise Surprise: Introduction
Have you ever given a birthday present that you thought would be spectacular, but in reality it was a bust, or the result was far different than you imagined. I have. This month’s short story, “The Birthday Present – Surprise Surprise,” featuring the character, Joe Bob Bass, is an example of such an event.
Life is full of small victories and failures, but a person who never attempts good things for fear of failure is the ultimate loser.
My dad used to say, “You win some and you lose […]

Dumber Than a Box of Rocks – Humorous Short Story

Dumber Than a Box of Rocks: Introduction
Have you ever thought your parents might not be too bright. I’m talking about the time you were a teenager and knew about everything there was to know, and your parents were dumber than a box of rocks.
I remember as a teenager my dad told me to get a job as president of a major corporation while I still knew everything.
This story, Dumber than a Box of Rocks, reminds me of how smart I thought I was and how stupid my father was when I was sixteen. It was […]

Childhood Memory is a Powerful Influence

A Childhood Memory is a Powerful Influence
A Childhood Memory is a Powerful Influence in Forming Character
Looking back on my life I understand that my childhood memory played a big part of forming my character. It is amazing to me that such a short span of my life affected many phases of my adult life…good and bad.
I was raised in a family of fourteen people. I had 1 father and mother, (some children have more), three brothers, and eight sisters. Living in a large family can have its challenges, but for some reason we survived them all, which […]

Copyright Protection – Common Sense Advice for Your Writing

Copyright Protection – Common Sense Advice for Your Writing
Copyright Protection – Common Sense Advice for Your Writing: Do You Need It?
Many writers wonder if they need copyright protection. It is my opinion a serious author needs to copyright his work.
Copyright Protection – Common Sense Advice for Your Writing: What does copyright mean?
Copyright registration helps an author prove he is the original author of a work.
For those who don’t care about protecting their work this article is not for you, but for those who are concerned about protecting their work this article may be for you.
Copyright Protection – Common Sense Advice […]