Write-On Writers’ Workshop

Write On Writer's Workshop
Write-On Writers’ Workshop 2015
Photo’s taken at Write-On Writers’ Guild Workshop October 2015


I’ve been meaning to write this for a long time, but life just got so busy for a good minute. Usually, after a certain length of time passes, I would just move onto the next idea. However, I had such a lovely time at the October 3 Write-On Writers’ Workshop that I needed to share it with my followers. (more…)

Kids meet Jay Asher, author of ’13 Reasons Why’

Author Jay Asher poses with the kids
Author Jay Asher poses with the kids

After attending different area events and speaking with many people; I believe there will be a significant and positive ripple-effect felt throughout all of the Tuscarawas County.

During the month of October 2015 the entire community has come together to host guest speakers, library discussions, contests and other events that all focus on one main idea; The prevention of bullying and self-harm.

(This is due to the national attention for October being ‘Bully Prevention Month’.)

With all of this light being shed on such a dark and often too-sensitive topic, I am truly taken by surprise with how well the community has accepted this taboo subject and really delved deep into it—not just the adults—but, teen participation as well. (more…)

Alyssa Mayley

My New Fountain Pen

I originally received this lovely deep blue fountain pen from my husband as a Christmas gift. I was totally stoked for about two minutes. In those two minutes I learned that I did not have all the necessary pieces of the equipment.

During the chaotic mess of holiday shopping, he failed to realize that this particular style of pen would need ink to function properly.

You would think that this would be easily accomplished by just heading over to amazon and ordering the ink cartridges (or ink to fill the empty tank that comes with it), but alas, this was not the case. (more…)