Denise Shelton writes on a variety of topics and in several different genres. Frequent subjects include history, politics, and opinion. She gleefully writes poetry The New Yorker wouldn't dare publish.
10 Astonishing Vintage Christmas Ads You Have to See to Believe
A carton of cigarettes standing in for a Christmas card may seem strange today, but in the not-too-distant past, it was a thing. When tobacco companies were maintaining the fiction that cigarettes were good for you, nobody thought twice about stuffing stockings with cartons of cancer sticks.
The One Thing New Writers Need to Hear That Nobody Will Tell Them
So you’ve found your bliss, and it’s (ta, da) writing. Congratulations! As someone who’s been doing this for over half a century, I can tell you the rewards are great, probably not as great as you’re hoping they’ll be, but there’s a lot to be said for expressing yourself in this particular way.