Writer’s Block: Some Advice & Antidotes

Anybody who writes, whether amateur or professional, at one time or another, will suffer from the dreaded condition known as WRITER’S BLOCK. It is an unavoidable component of the writing life. Many writers have devised distinctive remedies for this constipation of the brain. They range from running as far away … Read more…

The Rules of Writing: There Are None!

For writers and those who are struggling to be writers, there is no shortage of rules, guidelines, tenets, and imperatives all calculated to turn you into a bestselling author. They are often daunting and overwhelming and in some cases a bit terrifying. But mostly, they are unnecessary. Yes, I said … Read more…

If South Vietnam Were Free Today

In 2015 the National Review ran an interesting story on Vietnam and the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and South Vietnam. The article makes some good points.  There is a German proverb that says: “A great war leaves the country with three armies — an army of cripples, … Read more…