Chicago author Alice Liddell was my guest last Friday

Ardain Isma Chicago author Alice Liddell was my guest last Friday in The Conversation. As every week, I interview an author for the CSMS Magazine weekly literary show called The Conversation. From now on, I will share a summary with…
Working hard to bring my latest writings to bear

Ardain Isma I have been working hard to bring my latest writings to bear. I plan on releasing the first installment of a sequel. I won’t reveal its title until a release date is confirmed. Meanwhile, I’m thanking all of…
Writers: Keep on writing

Writers: Keep on writing. At the beginning of every year, we’re fired up, ready to overcome all obstacles. Lofty goals are set, and if you’re a writer, you must know that meeting your writing goal is key to literary success.…
Have a safe new year!

Ardain Isma Have a safe new year, everyone. To my fellow writers, it has been a tough year.  The loss of a loved one, a close friend, the plight of a community in distress, unforeseen pitfalls, all these are potential…
Human behavior can be quite surprising

Ardain Isma Human behavior can be quite surprising. Last Sunday, tired of doom-scrolling in confinement, I took the family for a ride to downtown Saint Augustine—the ancient city famously known for its breathtakingly spectacular Christmas lights which adorn the narrow…