Rus VanWestervelt is a writer, photographer, and Teacher-Consultant with the National Writing Project. He is the founder and editor of Maryland Voices, a creative nonfiction journal for high school writers and educators. Rus has published hundreds of articles locally and nationally, and nearly all of them relate to writing and living an inspired life. His latest work of fiction, Cold Rock, was released December 9, 2011 (www.ravenwater.com). Also, for a limited time, Rus' e-short story, "A Christmas Legacy," is available for the Kindle on Amazon.com.