By Linda Jenkinson | Aug 10, 2016
We are a strong people who have never been afraid of progress. We have no reason to fear others whether they look different than we do or believe differently than we do because we understand that it is our very differences that make us strong.
We certainly have no reason to fear our own government because our forefathers were brilliant enough to establish a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. We are the government.
By Linda Jenkinson | Aug 09, 2016
Creative writing is 99% inspiration and 1% motivation. Once you have inspiration it's almost a given that we will be motivated to write. The perspiration comes when we sweat over what to write. When we have an idea, that inspiration motivates us to put it to paper, or these days, to keyboard.
By Linda Jenkinson | Aug 05, 2016
Training a dog isn't something you do and are done with. Training a dog lasts for as long as you keep it up and are consistent in the results you expect. It takes constant reinforcement and repetition. You train your dog to sit and every time you give the command and he does, you are training. What is most important is that you continue to reward your dog whether you use an "atta boy", a treat, or a pat.
By Linda Jenkinson | Aug 02, 2016
To the non-native speaker, writing a piece in English can be downright scary. According to Oxford Dictionaries, English is the principal language of some 400 million people and the most widely used second language in the world.
By Linda Jenkinson | Jul 29, 2016
Only two out of every ten stray kittens ever find a forever home. This is the story of one of them. His strong will to live made him a survivor. His name was Blooper.
By Linda Jenkinson | Jul 26, 2016
Whether you are writing for online visitors or offline readers, if you are writing non-fiction properly citing your sources is critical. While citations are a small detail of writing that are often overlooked, citations can save you from being labeled as a plagiarist and they also advance your credibility.
By Linda Jenkinson | Jul 22, 2016
When the economy tanked back in 2007, a lot of businesses got flushed into the whirlpool and went down the drain with it. If you are still in business, the good news is that you are a survivor! Although the economy is improving, many small businesses are still treading water. You may have to rebuild your business brick by brick to regain the success you had previously achieved, but more good news— you have the tools to do it.
By Linda Jenkinson | Jul 19, 2016
A nicotine fog is more than just smoke that fills a room, it's a fog that clouds your brain. Nicotine fools you into believing that although you want to quit, you can't. The bad news is that there are a lot of cigarette substitutes on the market today that keep the addiction going.
By Linda Jenkinson | Jul 15, 2016
It seems that Hillary Clinton just can't get a break and anyone who tries to give her one is cannon fodder. The latest media flap is over some answers Ruth Bader Ginsberg gave to some interview questions. Justice Ginsberg came out in public support of Clinton. Apparently the beltway believes that Ginsberg is not entitled to voice her opinions.
By Linda Jenkinson | Jul 12, 2016
Before computers, writer's block buried your muse under a pile of wrinkled paper and left you bemused. Its synonyms are synonymous with writer's block: addled, muddled, overwhelmed, paralyzed, perplexed. These are the feelings writers get when they convince themselves they can't write.