Category: -John McCarthy

Apr 01

Editor’s Log – April 2016 for Deadwood Writers

With April comes Spring–a time of renewal and rebirth. It’s a time to seek inspiration and reflect on our past actions that may determine our future. Spring is an exciting time to try new paths along life’s journey. Many of the publications this month deal with choices and trying new experiences. Here is a sneak …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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