In The Floozies of Fate, my protagonist, Marty, falls for a guy named Heartache Harry. People often ask me where my ideas come from. Here’s one example: When I was in college my roommate and I hung out at a bar near campus. We were pals with the guys that worked there and spent a […]
The freedom and fun that comes from letting go of expectations and embracing the creative process.
By Sherry Siska Bestselling author Maggie Warrell gives great advice on getting what you want in her post “Don’t Assume. Ask.”. Cory Galbraith provides a fascinating look at John Ruskin, an English writer, industrial age critic, and advocate for a return to a simpler way of life in his LinkedIn post: “New Ways of […]
Why you need to get out of your own way and just let the words come out without judging
By Sherry Siska When it comes to learning to be a better leader, everyone should take some lessons on what not to do from the Bard himself, Mr. William Shakespeare. Consider that familiar high school classic, Romeo and Juliet. Every year when I pull out our well-worn copies and teach it to my ninth grade […]
By Sherry Siska Don’t be gettin’ above your raisin’, now, you hear? Well, don’t you think you’re little Miss High-and-Mighty? Did you see her, running around, thinking she’s all that and a bag of chips? Just who the heck does she think she is, Miss America or something? It took me a really long time […]
By Sherry Siska For me, writing and running are intertwined. In fact, the quickest way from nothing to novel is through running. I used to run with a mp3 player and a playlist heavy on songs about running. Then there came a blistering hot September and I was back at school. The best way to […]