Contest Runs March 1st – July 30th, 2017. Round one, March 1st – April 30th, contestants will submit a synopsis of their book and the first chapter. Round two, May 1st – June 30th, finalists of the first round will submit their completed manuscript. Round three, July 1st – July 30th, we will hold a […]
1. You are one smart cookie 2. You break a hard job in smaller tasks- good thinking 3. Just being around you can brighten my day 4. Can I give you a hug for your effort 5. That was a great answer; it shows you know how to think problems through 6. You have a […]
We have all had emotional wounding in our lives. Usually the negative beliefs about our capabilities, appearance or skills were given to us by someone in our early life experience. The hurt or criticism was typically handed out by a caregiver, parent or teacher. They may even have had the best of intentions and really loved us, […]
Unless you make a conscious decision to write down your memories of the stories of your family and especially you, they may be lost.
Everyone has a story. Our stories define who we are as a person and what part we played in the stories of our tribe. Each of our stories has a life lesson that we learned and we can teach to others. If you want your children’s children to know your loved ones, it is up to you to gather those stories
Do you wish you knew the reason your grandfather left Poland? Did you ever ask him? Perhaps he was embarrassed or sad about leaving his homeland and family members there. Maybe he thought by not talking about the past he would be free to move forward in his new life.
Or, maybe, no one sat down and showed enough empathy and interest to gather the story.
Hello readers! We wanted to let you know about some exciting updates that we’ve been working on here at the office of Artichoke Press. First and foremost, thanks for reading! We put a lot of hard work into the books and blog posts that we publish, and your feedback and enthusiasm makes it all worthwhile. […]
If you have always wanted to be a writer, then this is the perfect time in history for you. With the current and upcoming technology, you can accomplish in hours what would have taken days before. One thing to keep in mind is that today’s readers want condensed and to-the-point information. They want to know […]