Don’t Worry

By Janet Ann Collins | February 12, 2020

In the last few years people on our planet have experienced gigantic fires, a volcanic eruption, earthquakes, rising oceans, rumors of war and now, a plague of the Corona Virus. Some think we’re living in “end times.” But there have been disasters as long as humans have lived on Earth, although people usually only knew about those close to where they lived before modern technology connected us all. Yes, we should get immunizations, prepare for evacuations, etc., etc. But how we live is more important. Let’s love, and help our neighbors when they need it, do our work responsibly, and spend our time focusing on what we have to be grateful for instead of worrying about the future. After all, most of the major religions in the world teach that people should have integrity (not be phony or dishonest,) compassion (feel with others,) and humility (know our place and not think we’re more important than others.) So let’s focus on the things that matter instead of worrying about the future.

10 Publishing Myths

By Janet Ann Collins | February 8, 2020

As a writer, I’ve read lots of books about writing. This book by W. Terry Whalin is one of the most helpful I’ve read. As I started reading this book I dog-eared the pages with helpful information. But there turned out to be helpful information on EVERY SINGLE PAGE! Now my copy looks messy but I’ll certainly benefit from reading it. I think every writer – and potential writer – should have a copy of this book.

By Janet Ann Collins | February 7, 2020

I am so glad to be able to blog again after all the hassles with my previous one at I expect to post every Saturday and Wednesday from now on, as I used to do.

My New Blog

By Janet Ann Collins | February 5, 2020

I’ve been dealing with problems on my blog for several months, so I finally called the tech support people for my website and they helped me set up a new blog. What a relief!

New Blog

By Janet Ann Collins | February 5, 2020

This is my new blog.