Tag: writing

New Horizons Writers’ Group

To Be or Not Bob Petrucelli It’s midnight on the Grand Central Parkway in New York City. A 60 year old man, obese, six feet tall, dressed in a Brooks Brothers overcoat and vested suit is standing on the ledge of the bridge crossing the highway. There is very little traffic because it is Thanksgiving.…

Attention aspiring writers

A new group is forming for persons interested in writing. From the serious minded to the curious minded, all genres are welcome. It will be our intent to help each other become more well-rounded in the writing experience while giving each other support. If you would care to learn more about the ins and outs…

Writers’ Page – October 2014

What Happened to the Music, Where Did it Go? Ellie Clark Watching a promo for the Video Music Awards was an interesting, if unentertaining, experience. There they were in their brief outfits (some bordering on nudity) gyrating about the stage making sounds into a microphone that sounded like pure unadulterated noise to my ears. This was…

Writers’ Page – September 2014

Taxi and Doctor Barbara Schwartz LuAnn just moved from Nashville, Tennessee to Seattle, Washington. Not only was there a huge distance involved, but a total world of culture change to adapt to for her. The first thing that LuAnn needed to do was to find a new doctor and dentist. She called her health insurance…

Writing: Divided loyalties

Brian Curry I like sports. Football, baseball top the list, but I admit to as much World Cup fever (at least while the USA was in it) as the next guy. But being a sports fan here in Arizona, especially in a community where most of us are transplants from somewhere else, poses certain challenges.…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Have you always had a desire to write? Would you like to try your hand at writing? Would you like to leave personal stories to your children and grandchildren? Examples: How you met your husband/wife? What you remember about your first date? Thoughts about your high school reunion? Now that you are retired, how do…

Dear Mother…

George Hayward Dear Mother, They say that when a daughter marries that you do not lose a daughter, you gain a son. Well, when I married your daughter over 35 years ago, I didn’t just take a wife, I gained a mother. As I look back over those years at all the love you showed…

New Horizons Writers Group – June 2014

Crazy Man Kennedy Bob Hirt “Damn near killed myself” was the first thing George Kennedy said to my father as he rolled the old Buick into the garage for an oil change at Kennedy’s garage two days after the Fourth of July holiday. My father knew exactly what he was referring to. Kennedy had a…