In 2016, Samantha Hohnstadt flew to Europe, mind set on finding her family’s roots. From this unforgettable adventure came her memoir The Flavor of Wine.
You could ask any writer. I’m sure they could tell you how they begin their writing process. But where do they find their writing inspiration? Maybe inspiration strikes like lightning — the entire story, right there in their mind, neatly wrapped with a bow. Maybe they have a nugget of an idea and begin to […]
As a native of the great state of Michigan, and as an avid reader and writer, here’s a look at my countdown of the best authors from my home state.
Jim Harrison was one of the most gritty, honest writers the literary world has even seen. It was writers like him that most inspired me to write.
It’s not all whiskey and beer. The history of Ireland is both beautiful and heartbreaking. It makes you wish you lived there, yet it also makes you count your blessings. Being of Irish descent, this history has always fascinated me. I’ve found that in order to understand something, you need the full picture. You need to […]
Stay away from religion and politics, right? I try, especially for the heavy issues. But here’s a case that seems pretty one-sided to me. Last week, it was announced that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding would lose $290 million under the newly proposed national budget. That’s almost a 97% cut, down to just $10 million per […]