Inspiration was everywhere and I just had to filter it out. Continue reading What Inspires Me?
Smiling, your middle son hands you a cup and turns to his older brother and says, “I told you she’d be awake as soon as she smelled the coffee.” Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving Story
Some of you may have noticed a new addition to my banners and cover photos. Continue reading I’m an ALLi Ambassador!
Each short story or novel begins with a theme that I think has enough inherent conflict to build an engaging story on. GUNS, for example, is about the black-market trade in weapons. I had a friend who’d spent a career in naval intelligence, and he helped fill me in on that. Continue reading Welcome Phil Bowie to Creekside Cafe
Vanity presses aren’t evil by any means. Many of them are a
great investment, as they offer a good number of services that take a lot off of the authors’ plates,
including editing and advertising. Continue reading Welcome Natalie Singletary to Creekside Cafe
Over 30 local authors and 100 titles on display at the New Bern Farmers Market November 20th. Continue reading Over 30 Local Authors with Over 100 Titles
Well, the store is of course my main focus. I want the store to be a sort of hub for the literary arts community in Eastern North Carolina. I also welcome other arts like visual and musical. Continue reading Welcome Back to Creekside Cafe
Sev is featured in the Canadian TV docuseries, Encounter: UFO – Physical Contact. Currently, Sev is in talks with producers of a Netflix series. She has been interviewed around the world, and speaks at international conferences. She was the Master of Ceremonies at MUFON’s International Symposium 2022 and is MUFON’s (Mutual UFO Network) Assistant State Director for North Carolina, a Field Investigator, and on the Executive Committee of the Experiencer Resource Team. North Carolina is usually in the Top 10 most UFO sightings in the country. Continue reading Welcome Sev Tok to Creekside Cafe
I’d say the hardest things was not sounding too preachy. I had to step into the shoes of a twelve year old again. And it was actually fun. Getting lost in that world. But I had to ask myself all along this story…how would 12 year old Lily say this? Or how would Renzo handle that situation? Continue reading Welcome to Creekside Cafe, Jo Anna Kloster