Kristy D. Bock

Author: Kristy

Life After 40

The Evolution of Cyberbullying in Politics

The digital age has revolutionized the way we engage with politics and public figures. What was once confined to late-night comedy shows has now morphed into a disturbing trend of cyberbullying perpetuated by political figures themselves.

Life After 40

Finding a new path

It’s no secret I’m the queen of burning bridges. I carry matches in my back pocket and have no need to wait until dawn.

Kristy's Books

Cluster Munitions? Are you kidding me?

Russian and Ukraine mothers have to see images of their dead children plastered all over social media and the propaganda networks formerly known as news.

Writing Tips

Planner vs. Pantser: Navigating Writing Styles

The act of writing is a highly personal and individualistic endeavor, unique to every writer. There are many different approaches and styles, with the two most common being ‘Planner’ and ‘Pantser.’

Writing Tips

Writing Fiction: Tips and Advice

Writing fiction can be a challenging and rewarding experience. As someone who has been writing fantasy books for over 20 years, I’ve learned a few

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Character Animation

Animating Your Characters for book trailers

As an author, you know how important it is to promote your work and get your book in front of potential readers. One effective way to do this is by creating a book trailer that showcases your story and its characters.

Neuse News Columns

What is in a name?

Picture this: You’ve been excitedly planning your first-ever cruise for months. You’ve picked out your outfits, researched shore excursions, and made a packing list.

Neuse News Columns

Paying the price of ignorance

The term loan shark carries a negative connotation. On television, he’s the guy who sends his goons after people who don’t pay what they agreed to pay. In real life, he’s a business that lends money to high-risk recipients.

Neuse News Columns

Owning my hypocrisy

The first interaction I had with law enforcement happened before I reached double digits in age. The sight of a police vehicle became synonymous with losing all that was familiar to me.

Neuse News Columns

When to think, when to pray, when to plan, when to do

When I was in the corporate world, I was given the role of a leader. It didn’t come naturally to me, and if I’m being honest, I wasn’t very good at it. I understood that if the team failed, I failed