Author Archives: Guest Author

Fairy Tales, Memoirs, and Other Appalachian Mysteries – Guest Post – Grendolyn Peach Soleil

Fairy tales and memoirs share some common elements. They can develop reflective narratives for understanding the world we live in. They can explore the good and evil aspects of ourselves and others. Fairy tales and memoirs can express common emotions and universal experiences, and they can impart wisdom and deliver important messages. Both fairy tales […]

There is no courage in flirting with fear – Guest Post – Mitchell Davis

Editor’s note: This is a reprint of an enlightening article written from the heart by Mitchell Davis about his love of books and independent publishing. He is best known as the founder of BookSurge, the first publishing platform for print-on-demand books that was eventually sold to Amazon and became CreateSpace. Mitchell continues to pursue his […]

The Miracle of You – Guest Post – John Nelson

Ancient Hindu literature is filled with tales of avatars born totally awakened. In The Aitareya Upanishad (translation Eknath Easwaran), a passage reads, “The sage Vamadeva declared of old: ‘While dwelling in the womb, I understood the birth of all the gods . . .’ He emerged from his mother’s womb, fully illuminated, to live in […]

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