Awhile back I posted the following tweet: “Some of today’s ‘literary magazines’ would reject Mark Twain or O. Henry. They prefer authors who should be in therapy to good storytellers.” I believe that’s true, which is why the odds of me submitting one of my short stories to a literary magazine are slim. I know … Continue reading A Word About Academia
Here in Indianapolis, a thunderstorm overnight heralded the first day of spring. I suppose I need to buy my dog, Raven, a Thundershirt. She does not like thunderstorms, and she whined by my bedroom door until I let her in. Once she jumped into bed with me, she quieted down. I don’t know why she … Continue reading An Overnight Thunderstorm Announces the Arrival of Spring
It’s time to think about your holiday baking, and by that I mean Christmas cookies! Some cookies can keep up to six months in your freezer, but for the best results the time limit is about a month or two. That means it’s time to bake your cookies now and freeze them so you can … Continue reading It’s Time to Make the Cookies!
Thank you for stumbling upon my initial attempts at blogging! My name is Linda Mansfield. I was born and raised in Pennsylvania. I lived in the New York metropolitan area for 23 years and in Indianapolis for the last 15 years. I am self-employed as a public relations representative, and my clients are primarily auto … Continue reading Who I Am and Why I’m Here