Author Raven West

Category Archives: Commentary

If ya gonna dream, might as well dream BIG!!

I’ve heard about dream boards but never thought about making one until I got close to finishing my 4th novel – so, here is mine – a Pulitzer prize in fiction, an Emmy for the Netflix series, a house in Santa Barbara with a view and a cool Chevy Camaro convertible – in garnet red …

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The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Writer

(This is an article I wrote the Summer of 1999 for my Amazing Authors Showcase column. Still very pertinent today) Watching the Olympics this past September and seeing the profiles of all the athletes who were competing, made me realize how very much alone we, as writers are in own field of dreams. Each athlete …

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Let’s Have a P (tested positive) Covid-19 Party!

Like herpes, Covid-19 is a virus. Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that any sexually active person can get. Once you get it, there is no cure but you’re not going to stop having sex, or lock yourself away indefinitely if you’re tested positive for the virus. (While it is very rare that herpes …

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It's Who You Know! The Podcast

Bridging the gap between Jewish leaders and those who follow them.