Author Archives: John W. Howell

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Graduation Time

This post originally ran on June 8th, 2015. However, since there are still graduations, it will be okay to review them again. * * * The inspiration for this list is the fact that it is graduation season. When you think of all the graduations held in the US alone, you realize the potential exists […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Book and Bees Festival

We are going three miles down the road to Bee Cave Texas. We are visiting Bee Cave’s first-ever book festival, Books & Bees. As a hub of literacy for children and adults, the Bee Cave Public Library hosts programs year-round that serve hundreds of families in the area and beyond. The City of Bee Cave […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Zip Zero Zilch

    Getting past the coffee prep gave me zero problems. Sipping the fresh brew caused me to believe that there would be zilch to worry about on this beautiful Saturday morning. Then, as my feet hit the footstool on the back porch, the zip of a figure passed the corner of my eye. Thinking […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF – Fri-Yay/Good News

Our Good News today comes from the Good News Network. Here is the story Tourists Come to See Tulips in Holland Once Again, Grabbing Incredible Photos of Spring – LOOK By Good News Network – Apr 24, 2022 Tulip fields in Lisse, Netherlands by Matt Cooper – SWNS Photographs in the last few weeks show […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy Get Motivated

Looks like Lucy and Twiggy are taking a little time to themselves. You know what they say, “Let sleeping dogs lie.” “Who was that talking?” “Huh. I didn’t hear anyone.” “Whoever it was certainly does not respect the sanctity of the nap.” “Well, little one. We are up now.” “Yeah, and I was going to […]

#TenThingsYouMayNotKnow – About #JohnW.Howell

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
Good Morning, Everyone! Today I’d like you to help me welcome a great friend and supporter of writers everywhere, #StoryEmpire member John W. Howell. I think you’ll really enjoy John’s post today, so let’s get things rolling! Thank you, Marcia, for having me on your #TenThingsYouMayNotKnowAboutMe feature. When we…

A Call for Beta Readers for the Sequel of Eternal Road – The final stop

John wants you as a beta reader The sequel to Eternal Road – The final stop, is now ready for the excellent input from beta readers. It has a working title of The Last Drive. Here is a brief blurb Sam and James are reunited and tasked with finding two souls who seem lost on […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 357 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 on Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if Your Inhibitions Have Been Set Free.

This post ran in June of 2015. However, I think it may still have some worthy seeds of advice. * * * The inspiration for this list is a lifetime of observation of people’s behavior who finally let down their defenses. The lowering of defenses may have resulted from being over-served or just a decision […]

Views of the neighborhood – Earth Day in Lakeway

Today we are celebrating Earth Day in Lakeway. (It was Friday but we are taking a trip back in the wayback machine)  Here is the announcement from the city. Celebrate Earth Day, The Lake Way on Friday, April 22, 2022 by volunteering to help pick up trash along some of our local roadways and in our […]