Jo Blackwell

Writer & Photographer - Inspiration Station

Moral Dilemmas in “Faction”

Moral Dilemmas

I have been wrestling lately with the morality of using real events, involving real people in Fiction. My novel, as yet unnamed, is based on a true story. I know it is true because I have researched it and because my grandfather was a part of it. The latter fact provoked a phone call from […]

Juggle

Three Brother Bears

My name is Jo Blackwell, and I am one of life’s jugglers. We all are, of course, to some extent. Especially parents of young children. But I am not one of those any more. Now, I am a juggler of ideas, concepts, dreams and projects. And I am an expert dropper of balls.   Juggling […]

Find your Why

Jo Blackwell Portrait

It doesn’t matter what we do in life, there’s little satisfaction to be had unless we know why we’re doing it. If we’re in business, it’s easy to define what we do, and even how we do it, but the why we do it is the key to success. Writers are good with “whys”. We […]

The Joy of Sharing

The joy of sharing

I was delighted to be asked to appear as a guest blogger for the fun and friendly blog for “adventurous families”, Truly, Madly Kids. As an “empty-nester” it’s satisfying to be able to reach out to current parents of children and share some of what I’ve learned! The joy of sharing! (I can even kid […]

Why blog?

Celebrate Life!

So – I’ve set this thing up – I guess I’d better get started! You might be wondering why I’ve set up this new site, when I’m so behind on the blogging on my photography site. Not to mention the fact that I’ve just launched the Children’s Website and online Club for the Three Brother […]