Author Archives: John W. Howell

Friday John Ku – AKA – TGIF

  Another Friday and it is my guess that this week seemed long because last Friday was part of the weekend due to the holiday. Happy Friday. (woo woo) Today starts at least seven days of above 100 degree temperatures. It seems a big ole high-pressure area is moving in from the west coast (where […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy Outside

“A beautiful Day, Lucy.” “It is Little One. Looks like a day to relax outside.” “Where you going?” “Uh, just a little relax time in the sun.” “You had plenty of relax time inside.” “One can never get enough relax time. There’s always room for more.” “I think I hear something over the fence.” There’s […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

    It is Wednesday Story Day time again, and last week, we all held our breath as the Lieutenant allowed Lazar Popovic to make a call to his lawyer on his cell phone. We have all heard how a cell phone can be used as a detonator, so we had every right to be […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #270 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo (below) 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 before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

Tips To Succeed On a Video Interview

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hello, SEers. As you can see, today we are going to talk about the best foot forward position should you get the opportunity to do a video interview or presentation on YouTube or elsewhere. Before getting into the tips, let’s set the stage. You are launching a new book, and…

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First MLB All-Star Game in 1933

    Today marks the anniversary of the first major league baseball all-star game. It was held in Comiskey Park in Chicago on July 6th, 1933. For all you baseball lovers who have not been able to enjoy the game since the pandemic started, please come along to this fateful day. Don’t forget to take […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Things in the Front Yard

Today on our walk around the neighborhood, we are going to see things that are in front yards. Okay, not so exciting, but maybe you’ll see something that you will like. Get your mask since the Saharan dust is still here. If you’d rather stay, help yourself to the sangria and crostinis. Our first item […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – “Toss.”

Happy Fourth of July. I hope you have a safe one, and remember the strength of our democracy is in our individual effort to remain free. Here is a shot of my flag flying today. Now to the Stream of Consciousness Prompt. Here is Linda Hill to explain the prompt. “Your Friday prompt for Stream […]

June Book Reviews

Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
If you’re out and about, take a book with you on your wanderings. If you’re stuck at home, here are some reads to while away the time. This month my offering of reviews includes fantasy, historical fiction, poetry, a thriller, a murder mystery, and more. I hope you…

Friday – JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Another Friday is here, and I hope it means you will get some time off. For many Friday is the day off in celebration of the Fourth of July tomorrow. That will mean a long three day weekend. Of course, we who are still locked up have no idea what a three day weekend […]