Review: Dust of Danakil

A Thrilling Adventure  This true story, woven from Ian Mathie's daily journals while working in Africa, kept me turning the pages. The book showed me another world and took me out of my comfortable, Midwestern life. The memoir tells of the young  man's time in the desert of Ethiopia during the 1970’s drought. The British government … Continue reading Review: Dust of Danakil

Review: A 1,000 Mile Walk on the Beach

Loreen Niewenhuis hiked 1,019 miles around Lake Michigan as a gift to herself. I understand that. Getting Personal with Lake Michigan Like an interesting guided tour, the author gives a combination of geographic and ecological facts, historical tidbits, and personal commentary. She is in love with Lake Michigan. The beauty and wonder of the vast … Continue reading Review: A 1,000 Mile Walk on the Beach

How an Unknown Writer Landed a Big Publisher. Artis Henderson

I know Artis Henderson only as one of a hundred other writers who are members of the Gulf Coast Writers Association. Her readings have been lyrical and personal. Thirty-ish, she is a youngster among the retirees who come to Florida, find time on their hands, and turn to writing mysteries, children’s books, poetry, non-fiction, and … Continue reading How an Unknown Writer Landed a Big Publisher. Artis Henderson