Tag Archives: Author

Talent Spotlight: Lara Jackson

by Winter Murray Today, we’re excited to spotlight one of the newest members of IOM’s talented family: Lara Jackson. Lara is a conservation biologist who has worked with wildlife in regions like East Africa, Belize, Madagascar, and Zanzibar. Lara is…


Words & Mystery

Volume II / Issue 7 — 30 March 2021 Years ago, the publishing industry was a mystery to me. As I embraced becoming an author, I found myself wandering through a veiled mist as I tried to make heads or tails…


Life In Balance

Volume II / Issue 6 — 16 March 2021 Any kind of imbalance, no matter how small, occurs to me as a warning. It’s a sign that if I don’t attend to something, things are going to get worse… much…


What is Love?

Volume II / Issue 3 — 2 February 2021 A year ago, I wrote a piece on the original Inspirebytes™ blog delineating what Love was. I asked the question: What is Love, Really? and sought to answer it from a more studied…


Working Together

Volume II / Issue 2 — 19 January 2021 When I first had the idea for IOM, I was pretty much on my own. Six years ago, I ran the concept past a friend of mine who had been in…


New Year – New Author

Volume II / Issue 1 — 5 January 2021 A new year often calls for declarations of “new” behaviors, thoughts, or ideas. More often than not, the milestone of opening a new calendar invites exploration of dreams, hopes, desires, and…


Three Days (a writer’s journey)

In three days, I wrote close to 38,000 words. In three days, I navigated the white water of words pouring forth at a pace that was near manic. In three days, I became exhausted (and it didn’t help that I…