There’s two views to see What will be, will be Or Will you make something happen? Rise up from the depths Your solemn regrets And Live your destiny Upon the lighted horizon.
Let’s talk about writing… or more specifically, creating fictional characters. Sure, your major character is very important – a veritable guide for your readers – maybe someone they will come to see as a new friend (or quite possibly, foe). Then there are your minor characters, potential friends (or foes) for your major one. Will… Read More Ten TV Towns to Remember
It seemed like this day would never come! After countless hours spent: writing, editing, re-writing, re-editing, designing, and after one final, gut-wrenching, proofing…it has arrived. Today, my debut novel is available for so many other eyes to peruse its pages. I can let the two tired ones I call my own, rest. Let me tell you though,… Read More Publication Day!
I have arrived at the next inevitable step in the seemingly never-ending process involved with publishing my novel. I need a new headshot. In the age of selfies on every digital screen in existence (and then some) I normally avoid posing for the camera. Yet, these inevitable days do come. The time was now and… Read More A Headshot – Making and Taking
Inevitably, it seems pets I currently know, or have previously been acquainted, prance, scurry and leap into the stories I write. Much like the influence a geographical environment has on story-lines, it is easy to find inspiration from the unique characteristics of a pet, too. My Boston Terrier’s many quirks, including messy eating habits,… Read More The Dog Days of summer…Writing
Digging through a box of long forgotten memorabilia from yesteryear, my dad uncovered a portrait of my grandmother, his mom, amidst the clutter. Tucked in between collectible advertisement cards, wedding announcements, and school reports she had collected from distant relatives and acquaintances, her face appeared. Although somewhat strange to see the image of someone you… Read More Her Legacy
This is a great example of the author finding inspiration through grief, by writing a positive story that has touched so many people. http://www.sunnyskyz.com/blog/384/The-Real-Story-Behind-This-Best-Selling-Children-s-Book-Is-Not-What-You-re-Expecting#UbEEsQi6YIUW9jMB.01