Hey, SE Readers. 2020 was a tough year, but we persevered and made it through. I don't know of anyone who isn't happy to see it end. And now we're at another new year. Here's hoping 2021 is a good one. From all of us at Story Empire, we wish you and your families all … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Hi SEers. John here with you again. As you can see by the headline, I want to spend a few minutes with you discussing what we as writers expect of ourselves during the Holidays. Before we get into the discussion, let’s take this little quiz on our holiday writing behavior to ground ourselves on … Continue reading Writing Expectations During the Holidays
Hello, SE Readers. Today is Columbus Day in the United States. Christopher Columbus first set foot in the new world on October 12, 1492, but the holiday was changed to the second Monday in October so that people could enjoy a three-day weekend. I’ve always been interested in history. As a child, the story of … Continue reading Oh, Christopher!
Happy Monday, SE Readers. Joan here. Today’s post will be short and sweet because I’ve been laboring (pun intended) over a manuscript. And here in the United States, we are celebrating a holiday—Labor Day. Always celebrated on the first Monday of September, for many the holiday is the unofficial end of summer. Kids will go … Continue reading Labor Day