Brandy For My Men, Soaked Hay Cubes For My Horses

"The rough estimate of these riches was set at fifteen thousand dollars; my take of this more than tripled my savings, and as we left the musty basement, heading up the stairs and into the light, I felt two things at once: a gladness at this turn of fortune, but also an emptiness that I... Continue Reading →

I Heart Epiphanies

SUMMARY ┬áCollard County is a collection of 5 short stories by Tamara J. Madison. With bold characters set in rich southern tradition and lushly poetic description, each of the tales carries its own unique twist, flirting with the paranormal and metaphysical. Subject matter includes a woman who discovers that she is literally falling apart and... Continue Reading →

On Writing, Motivation, Purity, and Other Stuff

"A writing life is at the very least a double life. It is a life in which not only memory but also forgetfulness has value." This wonderful resource takes the author's personal experiences, literary references, and environmental variances to address common hindrances for the dawning of and hopeful success in writing. There is so much... Continue Reading →

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

The great Canadian singer/songwriter and known cynic Joni Mitchell most famously wrote that "you don't know what you got 'till its gone." What you realize after reading some of these stories is the lack of perspective that enables mistakes to take shape in relationships (usually from the men's side) to ultimately lead to the end... Continue Reading →

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