Category Archives: humor

Men Will Be Boys

We hope you enjoy this repost by one of our favorite men and fathers, Leonard Bishop.  Happy Father’s Day! by Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare to Be a Great Writer It was a good day in both our lives. A … Continue reading

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Writing a Novel? Leonard Tells All…

By Leonard Bishop (Ed.  This was part of a series Mr. Bishop wrote in 1985, “…for people who are interested in writing a novel but who have felt too inadequate to begin.”  The advice rings true today!  His other pieces … Continue reading

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“……and the truth is not always cruel”

Originally posted on Leonard Bishop:
  A Beautiful Reminder of Christmas! Thank you, Leonard! by Leonard Bishop Leonard Bishop My son, Luke, asked me, “Dad, is there a Santa Claus?”  I sat fixed in a painful decision. Five-year-old children must…

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You Can Quote Me

by Leonard Bishop When I am in my studio, I am compassed about with four walls solidly shelved with books. Tacked onto the shelves are particular quotations by people whose insight and wisdom have touched me deeply. When I’m researching … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take Back Yesterday

by Leonard Bishop There is no comfort in carrying around long-held regrets for expectations and goals that were never fulfilled. Regrets are like all-season mosquitoes that sting you into the recall of what you once might have done. Most of … Continue reading

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We Grow Through Time

by Leonard Bishop I enjoy remembering, but I do not believe in photograph albums. They are bulky, and troublesome to maintain. There are always stacks of pictures in the drawer, waiting to be placed on the pages. Years ago I … Continue reading

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Write a Novel? Invent Life

by Leonard Bishop Let’s get to the plot-line. A plot-line is the razzle-dazzle and suspense of the story. Here are some exaggerated examples to use as a guide. If you are writing a first-person novel (telling the story of what … Continue reading

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