Reflections on 2131 after ESPN Aired the Game Last Night

* Last night as I was grading papers and preparing a lecture for online delivery, my husband called me into the family room. “ESPN is airing the full 2131 game,” he said. He was referring to Cal Ripken’s historic night at Camden Yards with the Baltimore Orioles when he surpassed Lou Gehrig’s consecutive games streak… Read More Reflections on 2131 after ESPN Aired the Game Last Night

Podcast 11 : Don’t Bring Negative To My Door

Combating negativity: this is a subject I could talk about forever. Maya Angelou said it best: “Don’t bring negative to my door.” When it comes to being an independent author, one of the things that absolutely DRIVES ME CRAZY are receiving negative comments and negative perspectives from others. It’s hard enough being an author; no… Read More Podcast 11 : Don’t Bring Negative To My Door

Podcast 10 – A Little About My Books & Storytelling to Help You Write Your Stories

*** So…in this podcast, I recorded it from my back porch, replete with airplanes flying overhead and a noisy crow in the background (I think I even got a little choked up—seriously—and coughed, only briefly). But that’s how we do it here on Steph’s Scribe: we keep it real. Real talk about real stuff with… Read More Podcast 10 – A Little About My Books & Storytelling to Help You Write Your Stories

Podcast 5 – Clearing Your Head, Work Space, and Thinking About POV

Today’s Podcast #5 covers the need to clear your head before beginning a new project, along with the reasons to clear your workspace. I touch on these two motivators and then roll right into deciding how your narrative is going to take hold. Which point of view is right for your story? Sharing some thoughts… Read More Podcast 5 – Clearing Your Head, Work Space, and Thinking About POV