The Heights | May 29, 2020

Today's Inspiration - What Fear Can Teach Us From TED: Imagine you're a shipwrecked sailor adrift in the enormous Pacific. You can choose one of three directions and save yourself and your shipmates -- but each choice comes with a fearful consequence too. How do you choose? In telling the story of the whaleship Essex, [...]

The Heights | May 25, 2020

Today's Inspiration - Success, Failure, and the Drive to Keep Creating From TED: "Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can [...]

The Heights | May 22, 2020

Announcements We now have an Author Page on Amazon! Visit our page and follow us at We have added a Donations page to our website so that our community can keep up with donations made from the profits from our anthologies! Today's Inspiration - Where Does Creativity Hide? Today's inspiration comes from Amy Tan, [...]

Welcome to ‘The Heights’

Welcome to The Heights! This is our updated blog title. It is our hope that this refreshed approach to our blog will be beneficial to the writing community. We would like to begin this post with some general updates about us, your admins! As most of you know, Jo and I (Mick) are both full-time [...]