The Dayton area is rich with authors who know their craft and are willing to share their insight with emerging folks like myself. Kristina McBride falls into that category. A former English teacher who left her job to tackle writing full-time, she can often be found around the area supporting other authors, speaking at seminars…

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Dear Ms. Schultz, I have always noticed the color of people’s eyes. Maybe it’s because vision is important to me (I’ve worn glasses since I was five years old), or maybe it’s the artist in me (getting just the right colors together for a drawing or cake decorating is especially important). But the myriad pigments…

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Every once in a great while, we cross paths with people who inspire us. Matthew Goodman is one of those people. I had heard of him and his books prior to meeting him last summer at the Antioch Writers’ Workshop; after all, he is a New York Times bestselling author. But I had no idea…

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