Sunday Spotlight

It’s Sunday and time for Sunday Spotlight. Each Sunday we will spotlight a published contributor from our list. The idea is to reintroduce these wonderful and talented writers/authors to our audience, especially new followers that may not have noticed their writings here on the site, and to give them a boost in exposure. 


Having Rachel come on board as a published contributor to the site has been a real asset for our readers. As a literary blog, we hope to cover as many genres as possible. That said, our reader poll recently revealed that our readers loved writing advice and memoir more than anything we do here at Two Drops of Ink.

Rachel is a prolific writer, but her specialty is in the newsroom. She has contributed two posts thus far and both touch on the duties and writing style of a reporter. The first post, The Reporter Life, is a mixed genre of memoir and writing advice for those seeking to make their careers in the newsrooms of today. The second, The Reporter Life: Writing a Press Release, got a huge number of views as many writers have no clue how to write a good press release.

We hope you’ll take the time to check out Rachel’s sites, her blog, and her publications. We hope that you will become a fan of Rachell in the same way that we have.

Scott Biddulph/Editor-in-Chief 


Rachel H.T. Mendell

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Bio:

Rachel H.T. Mendell writes freelance from home in her office that she grabbed when her sixth child moved out, which is much nicer than the converted closet she wrote in for almost 20 years. Rachel writes novels, poetry, plays, essays, columns, articles, short stories, long letters, devotionals and experimental allegory. She has been published in various magazines as well as the Galion Inquirer, The Morrow County Sentinel, the Crestline Advocate and online at Richland Source. You can find a few of her articles in Heart of Ohio Magazine and floating around cyberspace. She keeps a blog, Domestic Mobility (http://domesticmobility.blogspot.com), and has recently started a website (http://www.rachelhtmendell.com). Rachel happily answers emails at mendell.rachel7@gmail.com. She is married and has seven children and one grandson. When Rachel is not writing, she’s gardening, caring for chickens, rabbits, and cats. She lives with her family in Morrow County, Ohio.

Published posts on Two Drops of Ink:

1) The Reporter Life

2) The Reporter Life: Writing the Press Release


~To be featured on Sunday Spotlight, authors must have at least two published submissions to the site.~

CHECK OUT THE OTHER WRITERS ON OUR LIST OF PUBLISHED CONTRIBUTORS

TWO DROPS OF INK: THE LITERARY HOME FOR COLLABORATIVE WRITING

Past Sunday Spotlight posts

At Two Drops of Ink, we proudly collaborate with other writers. Most bloggers work hard to brand themselves and push their own sites, and that’s fine; however, here at Two Drops of Ink, we have created a unique and powerful epicenter for collaborative writing. Along with our writing team and the blogs we post, we accept submissions of all genres (see our submissions guidelines). This is a huge win-win for our literary blog and for writers that are either well established and are looking to expand their audience, or relatively new writers looking for exposure. We dedicate this page to those writers, and their works, that were good enough to publish on our blog. Congrats to them. Please take a moment to scroll down through the list and enjoy and share their writing.

Scott Biddulph | Editor-in-Chief

Submit your work for publication here: Submissions 

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S.W. Biddulph

Scott Biddulph is a published writer, author, and poet from North Georgia. He began writing as a youngster and followed his lifelong dream of reaching people through the written word when he returned to The University of North Georgia in 2013 to finish earning his BA/English with a concentration on publication and creative writing. His publications include the following: an eBook, Apples of Gold: A collection of inspirational short stories and poems (Smashwords, 2010) and a paperback, Voices from the Heart, (Createspace, 2012). His poetry is published in Papers and Publications Undergraduate Research Journal. Vol 3 (2014) and the award-winning Chestatee Review (Spring, 2015), among other places (Check his LinkedIn profile for a full list of his publications). He is currently working on publishing poetry, creative non-fiction, academic essays, and his memoir. ******** Scott has also worked as an intern editor for the University of North Georgia Press. As a freelance editor, he has done the layout and design of several books and magazines. He is currently working with several authors on various publication projects in which he is either ghostwriting, editing manuscripts, or doing the layout and design of their books. ******** Finally, and most importantly, he is a father, grandfather, husband, and dedicated Harley Davidson rider. He and his family enjoy the beauty of the North Georgia Mountains where they live—especially their screened in back porch where they love to bird watch. ******** ~ "I love realism. I love writing about the raw, down-to-Earth, heartfelt realities of life. I love to write in a way that reaches into the human soul—to take the greatest pains and struggles in life, and make them a blessing to others. Fantasy is a wonderful, interesting thing—but real-life situations, feelings, fears, and dreams are an unexplored ocean of stories that need to be told." ~ ~Scott Biddulph~

7 comments

  1. Wow! Thank you, Two Drops of Ink! Awesome! Makes me want to send you everything I’ve written … don’t worry, I won’t. Did I mention all the notebooks in my file draws? (over 100) … so I’m in a constant state of creating new material and going over old material for publication … What an wonderful and motivating creation you have here in cyberspace. Thank you again for giving me a place to send my babies! Blessings!

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