Guest Barista: “Grandma” by Anna Banasiak

Grandma In a rocking chair at the window she was left alone tired unwanted still behind the glass she sees her sons grandchildren little granddaughter behind the curtain sad Anka only old furniture faithful to death remained I'm a poet and occupational therapist. My poems have been published in New York, London, Surrey, Australia, Canada, … Continue reading Guest Barista: “Grandma” by Anna Banasiak

Guest Barista, Andrew McDowell on Writer’s Resources

Writers must read and conduct research to build their stories. No matter the genre, writers need to build plot and characters to create something that will appeal to readers, and there are many books offering tips and insights into these elements. I will discuss those titles I have listed for my own recommended resources and … Continue reading Guest Barista, Andrew McDowell on Writer’s Resources

The Importance of Content/Trigger Warnings In Books & Book Reviews (& More) – Brittany the Book Guru

Brittany the Book Guru wrote the thought-provoking piece below and has graciously agreed to have it republished on the Go Dog Go Cafe. I apologize in advance for how long this post may end up being, but I think it’s an extremely important topic and one that has many facets and areas to discuss. I … Continue reading The Importance of Content/Trigger Warnings In Books & Book Reviews (& More) – Brittany the Book Guru

Diary of a bad writer – Week 43 | Darnell Cureton

Friday, July 26th 8:00am to Sunday, July 28th 10:00pm – I recognize reading ( or listening ) to books is part of the learning process of becoming a better writer. So I took the whole weekend to do some Kindle reading and listening to audiobooks. Different POVs, Different Descriptions, Different Plots, from my own. Oh, so relaxing … Continue reading Diary of a bad writer – Week 43 | Darnell Cureton

Exciting Things Happening at the Go Dog Go Café

The Baristas have spent the month of July brainstorming how we can continue to make the Go Dog Go Café a dynamic and interactive community for writers to gather. Starting August 1st, we will be introducing new features, giving an old favorite an update, and introducing new Baristas. New Features Throwback Fridays Most of the … Continue reading Exciting Things Happening at the Go Dog Go Café