Category: -John McCarthy

Mar 01

Editor’s Log: Writing is a Muscle–Exercise

Exercise is hard work. Running, in particular, is tough to get started. I can find lots of reasons not to get ready until there is not enough time to do it. Yet when I do get dressed and step outside, and run…the feeling I have afterwards is one of appreciation. It feels good to have …

Continue reading

Feb 01

Editor’s Log: Happy Anniversary

Two years ago, on February 1, 2014, Deadwood Writer’s Voices was launched. With the help of a group of inspired editors and writers, many taking on both roles, this online writer’s / literary magazine took life, growing month by month. Thank you. As we launch year three, the publication has increased it’s writers and editors. …

Continue reading

Jan 01

Writers’ Commitments for 2016 – What’s yours?

  As of this post, 2016 launches a time of reflection, renewal and growth. Last year I posted Writing Commitments for 2015: What’s yours?. These were not resolutions of possibilities or “maybes.” The post was to lay out the end in mind that I could work towards, and to invite other writers to do the …

Continue reading

Dec 03

Giving…Thanks…

On Thanksgiving morning, I rose early on a rainy and cold day for a 5k race. My daughter arranges the volunteering that she and I do for several years. We’ve run in road races, but during warmer seasons. Each year, we’re assigned a spot on the running route to give our water or point runners …

Continue reading

Nov 03

Lesson learned about Airport Security

Going through airport security through the pre-check line is usually fast and efficient. I typically get through in 5-7 minutes from entering the line to leaving for the gate, although Atlanta and Washington Dulles take longer. For those unfamiliar with this great deal, pre-check passengers have gone through a rigorous background check. The result is …

Continue reading