It Wasn’t About Slavery

Slavery and the American Civil War are almost always seen as the cause and effect in the historical perspective. But was the Civil War really about ending slavery in the…

Anxiety: The Inside Story

Fear or apprehension is deeply related to our survival, individually and as a species. In the realm of mental health, fear manifests as anxiety, a powerful force that can derail…

Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers (2nd Edition)

The second edition of Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s short book Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers (Loving Healing Press, 2020) is a resource for writers who want to make sure their…

Twin Peaks: Unwrapping the Plastic

Since it first aired on ABC in 1990, David Lynch’s Twin Peaks has fascinated millions not only inside America but around the world. The paranormal and other-worldly aspects of the…

Sudden Eden

Paradise is a concept tied deeply to one’s faith in the afterlife. However, the soul can experience paradise without physically leaving the earth. How poetry can achieve this earthly miracle…

True Indie: Life and Death in Filmmaking

From the writer, director, and editor of Phantasm—the cult classic horror movie of 1979 and its sequels—comes this highly entertaining and motivational autobiographical account of Don Coscarelli’s filmmaking journey, True…

Climate Basics: Nothing to Fear

Want to understand the core of the essential global warming and climate change debate and why the climate alarmists are wrong? Pick this short yet highly informative book Climate Basics:…

University Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of Higher Education

The commercialization of higher education and its damaging effect on academic ethics has been a concerning observation for decades. It hasn’t gone unexplored in books and freelance journalist Jennifer Brown’s…

Floating Twigs

Floating Twigs is enthralling in its narration, compelling in its plot, heartbreaking in its honest exploration of human indifference...

The Seamless Web

What is a poem and how does one respond to it? This question is deep and it takes a Stanley Burnshaw to explore it inside-out, reaching the nooks and corners…

Rising from the Dead

We tend to think of medicine as a profession that saves life. But not many of us know that countless doctors working in the medical field themselves are dead—not physically…

The Saturday Wife

If I hadn’t read Naomi Ragen’s Chains Around the Grass, the title “The Saturday Wife” would have been a turn-off enough to make me pass on this book. Who wants…