Tag: writing

Sun Lakes resident publishes second book

  Bob Hirt, a retired veterinarian and a twenty-year resident of Sun Lakes, has enjoyed writing stories for several years. Some of his stories appear regularly in the Splash. They occasionally relate to his veterinary career, as well as to his travel and work experiences. Still, others are memoirs of his life as a youngster…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

  Schnappe Ruby Regina Witcraft Not the most conventional topic but for some reason it interests me. Just so the right person gets the praise or, in my case, the dubious honor, a German fellow by the name of Albert Gremit, or something similar developed this palpable liquor. Probably while in a drunken stupor from…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

  Billy the Kid Bob Hirt It seems that when there are animals on a farm there are always issues to contend with, be it dairy cows, chickens, pigs and horses. Then, of course there are the odd-ball, uniquely different animals such as goats. The IQ, the intelligence quotient, of goats is considered very high…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Grandma’s Trunk Dorothy Long In the attic sets Grandma’s trunk gathering dust and time worn. Inside of it are stored treasures and precious memories from the past. Many years ago, it traveled across the ocean with my Grandmother Mary, her brother and her parents, my great-grandparents. They left England in 1874 and were met in…

Sun Lakes Writers Group

Do you enjoy writing? Please plan on attending our Sun Lakes writing group. We meet at the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8) on each Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Please arrive at 12:30 p.m. for easy conversation before we start our group at 1:00 p.m. Each week, we choose two words to write on the…

Sun Lakes author publishes murder mystery

Russ Smith, a 10-year resident of Oakwood, recently wrote and published a “who did it” thriller entitled Table 29 – A Murder Mystery. The story is about the eight people who are seated at the same table in the first-class dining room of a luxury ocean liner on a transatlantic crossing. The reader, after getting…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

  Sun Lakes Writers Group meeting notice Barbara Schwartz Do you enjoy writing? Stories? Memories? Family histories? Please plan on attending our Sun Lakes writing group. We meet at the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8) on each Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Please arrive at 12:30 p.m. for easy conversation before we start our group…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

 AARP Romance Ruby Regina Witcraft They met, alone, in the darkened kitchen of their home while soft jazz was playing in the other room. Passion has no meeting place boundaries as their eyes met. She had visions of him sweeping the bowl off of the dining room table and laying her gently down on the…

An interview with Sun Lakes author R. T. Wiley

Local author R.T. Wiley

What inspired you to write crime mystery novels? With a law enforcement background, I thought it would be easier to write about a subject I was familiar with. My stories are fictional for the most part but, then again, there is an element of truth in each of them. When you’re not writing, how do…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Just a few Suggestions Dick Nelsen This is just a few ideas that might help make life a little easier. Based on my observation and watching television commercials. Lately, the hamburger stores are trying to one up their competitor on who can make the tallest hamburger. Not necessarily the best hamburger but the one that…