Pat Sawtelle

Enjoying Life…one daisy at a time!

Dust, Blood or Flames – How do your Vampires die?

Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Anne Rice’s Interview With The Vampire, and Twilight by Stephanie Meyer, are just a few of the many books that have invited us to explore the life Vampires. Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Gloria Holden are some... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year – Returning To The Basics

As I embark on the new year I am reminded that sometimes the simpler things in life have brought more clarity to my direction than all the gadgets, apps, and widgets we've created. The unusually cold weather forced me to... Continue Reading →

Inspiration Comes From Everywhere

Have you always wanted to write, but you can't decide what to write about? Then you're over thinking your desire. Get some paper and start writing anything you're thinking about. The weather. The last car wreck you saw. Or even... Continue Reading →

Writers Do The Math!

Want to write a story or even a novel? Here are three tips: If you write 1,000 words per day you can have a healthy sized novel of about 90,000 words finished in only 3 months! It's easier to write... Continue Reading →

Nations Pride by Robert N. Cole

I came across this essay today that touched my patriotic heart. My son wrote it in 2005 for a citizenship contest for Mr. R. Lando's class at Houston Middle School. It contains a few mistakes, but I'm amazed at how strong... Continue Reading →

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