Category: Writing and Business

The Writer Struggles

“You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays.” Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man American playwright and composer, Meredith Willson, was born on this day in 1902 (died 1984). Welcome Friday. Blessed are thou among weekdays. Today is not Short Story Friday. One …

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Beyond the Yellow Brick Road

Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. American novelist, L. Frank Baum, was born on this day in 1856 (died 1919). Like many American children, I grew up anticipating that one night a …

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