Emerald Coast Review 2021

The West Florida Literary Federation (WFLF)’s Emerald Coast Review (ECR) has published the voices of regional writers in an anthology since 1989. This year marks the 21st volume. It is available for purchase on Amazon.  You will find Lori O’Gara’s contribution on page 116. It is a bittersweet memory of her childhood and a tribute toContinue reading “Emerald Coast Review 2021”

A Gift for You

One Week Only!  FREE EBOOK JUL 31-AUG 5Believe by Lori O’Gara What do you believe in? Open your mind to possibility. The possibility that there is a loving God who wants to be known. The possibility that there is another way to serve God, love humans, and live your faith than what you think youContinue reading “A Gift for You”

The Harsh Truth of an Indie Author

You will not sell books… or you might sell books. Just not in the quantities you dream of selling. A couple dozen one month and maybe three the next, or zero the next. You will not become the best selling author your first year…or your second year…or your third year. Your family and sometimes noseyContinue reading “The Harsh Truth of an Indie Author”

The Way I See It

All us Facebook and internet voyeurs have seen this picture before. I stole it…um…borrowed it from Facebook. I like it because it is exactly how I see libraries, any small stack of books or randomly placed manuscript. There are unlimited possibilities to what you can discover, feel, learn, and experience in reading or listening toContinue reading “The Way I See It”