Stand Up

Stand up! Those two words can mean several different things in the dictionary. remain/be valid, be sound, be plausible, hold water, hold up, stand questioning, survive investigation, bear examination, be verifiable We might also stand up for a cause, like the power of a simple hug. Or we might stand up for ourselves. Andy Avis did … More Stand Up

What’s Next? New “Interactive” Serial

Three Ingredients Serial What’s next?  Thanks to everyone who sent “votes” on what you wanted to do next – now that we reached a conclusion in the Three Things Serial storyline.  It was a three-way tie, appropriately enough!  So I’m going with the one that is the biggest challenge for me.  (Yes, I’m just twisted … More What’s Next? New “Interactive” Serial

Create Your Own Path

Has your path in life left you sort of walking around aimlessly?  I confess to feeling that way lately myself.  So I’m sharing another of my erstwhile “Weekly Messages” that I used to write at work.  At that time I knew where I was “walking,” even if I might feel a tad aimless right now.  … More Create Your Own Path

Facing Fear

I gave myself a rule to restrict “Teagan’s Books” to writing and indie publishing related topics. However, with a previous director at work, one of my tasks was writing a motivational message every week. During the past few days one of those messages has repeatedly come to mind.  Maybe, I said to myself, someone needs … More Facing Fear

Magic Glasses

Yesterday, as I left the Post Office, a business man complimented my new glasses.  That was nice, especially since here strangers just don’t speak period, unless it’s to tell you to get out of their way.  And how often does anybody compliment eyeglasses anyway?  “New glasses must work some kind of magic,” my slightly sardonic inner voice … More Magic Glasses