Category Archives: Barbara Renner

Selling at Street Fairs

Selling at Street Fairs by Barbara Renner Ah, summer . . . swimming, camping, traveling, watching baseball, and, if you live in northern Minnesota . . . street fairs. Every small town celebrates summer with some sort of outdoor festival. … Continue reading

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Author Branding

Author Branding by Barbara Renner The golden arches. When you see them, you know exactly what they mean; they mean you are going to enjoy a Big Mac or Quarter Pounder at McDonalds. Personally, I’d stop for their fresh French … Continue reading

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Bravery Defined

Bravery Defined by Barbara Renner I’ve been following Laura Orisini’s blog, Eric’s Other Mother, and was inspired to write my blog this month about bravery. Mainly because, well, Laura challenged her readers “to share the bravest thing they’ve done so … Continue reading

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Honoring Women

Honoring Women by Barbara Renner In 1980, President Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week. In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month. To this day, departments of education … Continue reading

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Musical Inspirations

Musical Inspirations by Barbara Renner Last month, Neil Diamond announced he is retiring from touring after being recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He made the announcement during his 50th anniversary tour and canceled his concerts in Australia and New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Writing for an Anthology

Writing for an Anthology by Barbara Renner Have you ever written a story that was published in an anthology? If you are struggling through a writer’s block, or just wanting to write short stories to hone your storytelling craft before … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve by Barbara Renner Christmas Eve, draped in tinsel and lights, tiptoes upon us. Children dream of toys under the tree and candy in their stockings; mom wraps last minute gifts; dad snores in front of the fire. What … Continue reading

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