After hearing decades of prime-time comedy at the expense of Conservatives, author JC Shannon decided it was time to turn the tables of satire. Taking readers deep into ‘The Teflon Hall of Fame’, his new book gives Liberals a literal run for their… Continue
Added by Michael Tacsay on February 13, 2013 at 11:38pm —
Recently, I received an email asking me what I read and what influences me?
With a full time job in the wonderful world of retail sales and a beautiful daughter growing faster than a weed in the spring, I feel like I barely have time for anything else.
These days, I try to squeeze in a story from some of the very talented authors here at Trestle Press: Karen Vogel, Sarah Price, Crystal Linn & Roger Rheinheimer (sorry for not listing them all – there’s too many).… Continue
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on September 11, 2012 at 5:10am —
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Added by Bob Nelson on August 30, 2012 at 9:55am —
When Art Imitates Life
By Dr. Maxine Thompson
According to Wikipedia, The quote, “Art imitates Life” “has its most notable proponent in Oscar Wilde, who held in his 1889 essay The Decay of Lying that ‘Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life’.”
As an African American, I see things differently. I’ve… Continue
Added by Dr. Maxine Thompson on April 29, 2012 at 9:57am —
I have self-published my books of poetry and my story, My Literary Profile: A Memoir, under the imprint Ohan Press at http://home.comcast.net/~hsarkiss. These books are available at the Press and also at amazon.com and bn.com. Please feel free to visit and read descriptions, reviews and other information.
Added by Helene Pilibosian on March 26, 2012 at 2:13pm —
Victims of Communism, why should Americans care?
In today’s America, the Victims of Communism seem to have only sporadic attention, primarily from conservative groups and the refugees themselves.
Yet, without the American population at large getting interested, informed, and involved in condemning the atrocities of over 100,000,000 (one hundred million) victims that the various Communist systems around the world have been killing in 94 years since the establishment of the first… Continue
Added by Gabriel Gherasim on August 12, 2011 at 8:37am —
I'm happy to announce that my YA historical fiction, Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines, is a Finalist in the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Novella Division. It is a story of the fall of Vicksburg, MS, one of the turning points in the American Civil War.…
Added by Beverly Stowe McClure on August 4, 2011 at 8:21pm —
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Paula Meseroll is a public relations professional and award-winning freelance writer/editor/columnist whose work has appeared in newspapers and magazines, including Syracuse University Magazine, UB Today, Central New Yorker Magazine, and All Kids Considered. A summa cum laude graduate of Marywood University with a degree in communication arts/public relations, Meseroll is director of marketing and communications at Syracuse…
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 16, 2011 at 10:00pm —
For those who loved rushing home to watch American Bandstand; loved the music and the dancers I want to tell you about my article, "At The Hop"-http://boomer-living.com (Coffee House Blog)! Get dancin'! Enjoy!!
Added by Barbara Briggs Ward on May 3, 2011 at 8:03pm —
Added by daniel p. quinn on April 16, 2011 at 7:52am —
Are you looking for an inspiration to help you realized your success story? I got one for you - A high school dropout, raised by a single mother on welfare, she was a success waiting to happen, but only she realized it. A short stint in the army resulted in injuries that sent her home rather than to Germany with her unit.…
Added by Johnny Tan on April 9, 2011 at 8:16pm —
I am pleased to the first featured adventure-travel writer in the new and improved Travel World International Magazine. The March issue is dedicated to adventure travel from “Hiking on the Edge” in China’s Tiger Leaping Gorge to “Following the Herd” in Tanzania. Editor, Donna M. Airoldi asked me some pointed questions about why somebody chooses to do what I do that I had fun answering.
Click here for my interview on page 60… Continue
Added by Linda Ballou on March 20, 2011 at 4:35pm —
The Panamerican - Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat
‘We hitchhiked down California’s scenic route
1 which skirts the coast, and spent the first night out camping off Big
Sur. The first time in what was to be our new home, our green nylon
tent. The next day we were right away given a lift by a lawyer from
L.A. who put us up for the… Continue
Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 16, 2010 at 4:30pm —
In 1950, Radhanath Swami (nee Richard Slavin) was born into a middle class Jewish family in Chicago. At age 19, he set out to wander the world in search of a closer connection to God.
He hitchhiked across Europe and the middle East — through Turkey,… Continue
Added by Johnny Tan on October 3, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Excerpt from the Death Dealer
by Lawrence Johnson Sr.
Two hours later Steele found himself driving through the roughest
neighborhood in the city. No one in their right mind would come down
here alone in the daytime and most cops wouldn't risk traveling through
this part of town late at night but somehow on this dark, quiet night
Alexander Steele seemed to be drawn to it. There was movement in
shadows of the blocks and blocks of… Continue
Added by Lawrence Johnson on July 12, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Is this not what we have battled against, for which we gave our blood to free men and women and children from such displays of… Continue
Added by Steven Clark Bradley on July 11, 2010 at 9:27am —
It is hard to believe that after my many years of schooling (secondary and post) the following facts about the Statue of Liberty were never… Continue
Added by Brenda Farrar-Ejemai on July 8, 2010 at 1:51pm —
Celebrated "Grand Dame" of science fiction Octavia E. Butler. (AP file photo)
Octavia Estelle Butler achieved the unprecedented feat of winning three major science fiction Continue
awards––the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Awards, all in 1985––before going on in 1995…
Added by Author-Poet Aberjhani on March 29, 2010 at 7:00pm —
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