The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!

Growing up in the 60’s, every time I heard a plane fly over, I cowered. Had the Russians finally crossed into our skies? My paranoia soared. Was this the first time I’d heard some fake news. “The Russians are Coming! ” is a phrase from 1949 attributed to United States Secretary of Defense James Forrestal who added,Continue reading “The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!”

Curse of the Ninth

Novelist and Screenwriter Ruthie Marlenee Signs with E.L. Marker™ https://widopublishing.com/novelist-and-screenwriter-ruthie-marlenee-signs-with-e-l-marker/ Novelist and Screenwriter Ruthie Marlenée Signs with E.L. Marker™ SALT LAKE CITY, October 2, 2018 Like her main character Charlie, Ruthie Marlenée grew up hearing wild, colorful stories about her wealthy, entrepreneurial grandfather.  Later, knowing she liked to write stories, her father approached her.  “Kid, you wannaContinue reading “Curse of the Ninth”

The Glass Castle Shatters My World

As the credits for The Glass Castle rolled, so did my tears. Once in the lobby, I excused myself and entered into a bathroom stall where I bawled my eyes out. Watching the The Glass Castle felt as if a scab was being ripped off as my tears flowed into the toilet (the loo isContinue reading “The Glass Castle Shatters My World”