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 13 – Ideas to Help Foster Creativity During This Crisis

It’s difficult to feel happy during a crisis when there is so much heartbreak happening on the front lines of this coronavirus pandemic. I know I’m feeling a little depressed by the situation and can only watch bits of news each day in order to carry on with the things I have to accomplish for… Read More Podcast 13 – Ideas to Help Foster Creativity During This Crisis

Friday Fiction: A Short About Reincarnation & Love (and in need of feedback)

I’ve been researching the idea of reincarnation lately. I’m not exactly sure why this particular concept has been stuck in my brain for several weeks, but it has. I’m in between books right now, having begun a new manuscript, but not sure where that one’s going, and the idea of reincarnation—a love story about reincarnation—keeps… Read More Friday Fiction: A Short About Reincarnation & Love (and in need of feedback)

Meet Some of My Author Friends on #WritersWednesday

WELCOME TO WRITERS WEDNESDAY #writerswednesday One of the wonderful things about being on Instagram is connecting with other writers. During this time of being home and “flattening the curve” and trying to kick this coronavirus pandemic to the curb, I decided I wanted to do something positive with and for my fellow writers. As such,… Read More Meet Some of My Author Friends on #WritersWednesday

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