Vivian R McInerny
A former daily newspaper journalist, now an independent writer of essays & fiction published in several lit anthologies. The Whole Hole Story children's book was published by Versify Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021. More are forthcoming.
- Runner-Up in After the Parade Challenge
- Top Story - July 2022
The Best Life CoachTop Story - July 2022
I sat in the bleachers fuming. Being dragged to the Little League park to watch my brothers’ games was bad enough. But that summer the league was short of coaches so my dad stepped up to help out which for me meant sitting on the sidelines of yet another team. The sun was brutal. I slid down the bench seeking refuge in my mom's shadow but the baked boards slivered my bare legs.
How to Make Millions Writing
I read a lot of articles with headlines like the one above. The writer boasts that they've generated vast amounts of money by writing online for only 30 minutes a day. The writer is always eager to share the secret to their success. So generous of them. All you need to do is click on the link to sign-up for their $695 two-week online course titled, "How to Make Millions Writing Online." And the price is only $199 if you enroll within the next hour. A digital timer will then pop up and begin the count down, ticking off the seconds until decision time.
- Top Story - March 2022
Staying in the ClosetTop Story - March 2022
Stuff is stuff. Every time I walk through a thrift store I am reminded of how quickly things go from must-haves to must-nots. This is especially true of clothes. You’ll find racks of discarded shoes, handbags worn but not worn out, and dresses guilty only of the crime of outlasting their peak of stylishness.