Author Archives: John W. Howell

The Art of Spirit Capture by Geoff Le Pard – #Newbook

I am very pleased to have as my guest Geoff Le Pard. Geoff is one of these writers who can have me gasping for breath after a long series of belly laughs. His humorous approach to most subjects is appreciated by his loyal followers and by me. Geoff is introducing a new book and I […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 335 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; even just a caption for the photograph. Either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at keithchanning@gmail.com before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is […]

The Hat Series by C.S.Boyack Promotion – Lunar Boogie

I am delighted to welcome Craig Boyack to my blog. Craig is a highly creative and talented writer. He can create stories out of totally fictional situations and character types. The hallmark of his books is the reader will find unusual circumstances wrapped in a plausible yet outrageous story and served up with humor and […]

Top Ten Things Not to do During a Storm

  This post originally ran on October 26th, 2015. Since we all have been through some storms this year, I thought it would still provide a chuckle. * * * The inspiration for this list is a recent three-day storm here in Texas. Although I had enough sense not to do these things, they did […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Lions Club Charity Dog Walk

Welcome back to the tour. Today we are going to Lakeway Park to attend the Lions Club charity Dog event. Owners are encouraged to dress their dogs in costume and enjoy the stroll through the park. We are again being catered by June’s All Day in Austin. Our entertainment is Josh Stone. Brunch Menu. Café […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Body Parts

    It was fortunate to find a nice quiet spot in the park where listening to the birds and enjoying the absence of human voices was possible. Spreading out a blanket fashioned in the design of the tartan of my maternal Grandmother, who was an immigrant from Scotland, made the strange park scene seem […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF and Good News Friyay

It is Friday again, and we are so grateful that we didn’t miss it. Today is also Good News Friyay, and we have two stories. The first story is about the preliminary test of the Boyan Slat ‘Jenny’ Ocean clean-up system. Boyan Slat’s team removed 20,000 pounds of plastic debris from one of the significant […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy Gets a New Ball

“What is that thing, Little one?” “It’s a new ball, and I’m nuts for it.” “Oh, yeah. I’m coming up to see it.” “I didn’t think you liked balls.” “It’s not that I don’t like balls. I just don’t like to play with them too much.” “So you are not interested in this one?” “Let’s […]

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – Rewind 2017 – #Thriller – His Revenge (John Cannon Book 2) – John W. Howell

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
I didn’t always do an individual blog post for book reviews and would include in Cafe Updates.. So I have gone into Goodreads and will share reviews I posted there during 2017. Time to give these great books a boost. Here is my review for His Revenge by John…

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 334 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; even just a caption for the photograph. Either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at keithchanning@gmail.com before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is […]