This photograph captures three birds. The first two are obvious; the third one is entering their shelter. Can you spot it? The snow-blanketed juniper in our back yard is one of many spreading varieties around our Colorado home that offer dry haven to rabbits, birds, and squirrels.
Seriously? Women are supporting the book, Fifty Shades of Grey? They approve exploitation? Where are those who will stand up and say, “This is not a story of love”? If you want romance, read romance. Read uplifting, liberating stories of “love wins.” There are countless books by
Doubt crawls up my shoulder and whispers: “Writing make-believe stories is a worthless occupation. What good can fiction possibly do? And romantic fiction? Ha! What a joke.” And then I walk down the hospital hallway to the coffee room, past artwork and photographs of my genre –