Memorial Day

Today I have taken several moments to pause, honor, remember and reflect on my brothers and sisters in arms who made the ultimate sacrifice, some who I knew, most who I did not, and all with whom an unspoken bond is shared. I am former Navy, my first port visit was Pearl Harbor. It was... Continue Reading →

Plans for this Memorial Weekend

-Turning off cellphone for the next 5 days-Not watch the news-Only log on to social media to give morning "air hug" and nightly prayer-Read-Watch a movie or two or three or more-Hopefully sleep without medicinal assistance Please no political comments - I wrote the words between the asterisks to honor the fallen.Thank you,Joe **Most importantly,... Continue Reading →

Sale Price – She Is The New Savior

Kindle version discounted pricing. Kelly Dress' world is turned upside down in a hideously violent attack. She vows to take revenge, and what follows is an engrossing tale which is part feminist fairy-tale, part religious satire, part revenge fantasy. I was absolutely held by the story. The premise is very clever, very well constructed, and... Continue Reading →

Free Erotica Thursday – Embrace Your Wild, Be Faithfully Unfaithful

Adult Theme Adult Theme Adult Theme Faithfully Unfaithful -a short story  © 2016 by Scono Sciuto All rights reserved.  No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. Printed in... Continue Reading →

For every one person who overcomes their demons…

...there are hundreds, if not thousands, who do not. #bully, #ptsd, #suicide, #damaged   “Who am I?” I am an independent, self-published teller of tales, an author of scarcely any renown. However, as a storyteller, I know who I am, and with that persona, I am both confident and comfortable. I invite you to... Continue Reading →

Just because someone doesn’t like your story…..

.....doesn't mean you didn't tell a good story! On the author pages I belong to on social media, I see comments from authors distraught that someone gave their writing a negative review. In a profound way, when I read these comments, it pains me. When someone reviews a story, the odds are their review does... Continue Reading →

Hemingway’s Nobel Acceptance Speech

Ernest Hemingway's economy of words style applied not only to his writing. His Nobel acceptance speech is a little over three hundred and thirty words. What an incredible three hundred and thirty words they are....   Having no facility for speech-making and no command of oratory nor any domination of rhetoric, I wish to thank the administrators... Continue Reading →

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