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Christi Craig · 5d ago

Quotables: On Merry Makers, Storytellers, & Brave Deeds

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.         ~ Barbara Tuchman
Christi Craig · 1W ago

Books Soon to be Released & Out This Week!

Soon to be Released You’ve heard me mention Family Stories from the Attic (Hidden Timber Press), the anthology I’m co-editing with Lisa Rivero. Publication is just around the corner (I finis...
Christi Craig · 2W ago

#CaringForCommunity: Kindness in Thought and in Deed

#CaringForCommunity is a blog series that spotlights the work of writers, artists, or your next-door neighbors who, without being asked and without pay, carry the light in simple but meaning...
Christi Craig · 3W ago

#Quotable: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Later that night, Jack came and sat next to Bull and asked if he could borrow the rabbit. Bull handed Edward over, and Jack sat with Edward upon his knee. He whispered in Edward’s ear. “Hele...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

The Woman on the Mantel: #Artifacts&Memory

Carved in clay but never fired, she raises more questions than her presence might answer. I know the artist, the name scratched into the base: Betti jo–my mother. I know the studio where the...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

#AmReading Patty Dann’s THE BUTTERFLY HOURS:transforming memories into memoir

I found THE BUTTERFLY HOURS by chance. I had stopped in at the bookstore one Saturday afternoon for an author event. First thing’s first: I bought the author’s book (KRAZY by Michael Tissera...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

#CaringForCommunity: Random Acts of Poetry and Art Day

#CaringForCommunity is a new blog series that spotlights the work of writers, artists, or your next-door neighbors who, without being asked and without pay, carry the light in simple but mea...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

Inside | Outside, The Reading: Community in Action

Inside | Outside, the most recent anthology of work by the writers at Harwood Place, made its humble debut last Saturday. In front of a full house, the authors each gave a stellar reading of...
Christi Craig · 2M ago

On the Spaces We Inhabit: Meet #Writer Mary Lewis

Yesterday’s social media explosion on the Badlands National Park twitter account gone rogue reminds us about the value of the spaces we inhabit and the places we take for granted. Our sense ...
Christi Craig · 2M ago

#Writing Tools of the Trade

(And you thought it was a pen.) *photo credit from Pixabay.com (via Pexels)