THINK: Path, Trajectory, Direction.
THINK: Emotional truth. What does my character want?
THINK: Why is my character taking this risk?
These are ways to look at ARC for story and character. 422 more words
Fair warning, if you’ve never read the Harry Potter novels, this post is going to contain HUGE SPOILERS because there is simply no way to talk about this character the way I want to talk about him without having HUGE ENORMOUS SPOILERS!!! 388 more words
My anthology, Written Across the Genres, has two Dock Stories toward the end of the book. The setting is Paris, the dock is below the Pont Neuf, the oldest of the 37 bridges that cross the Seine River. 282 more words
Over time I have built a few pieces of furniture – a book case here, a table there. Wood is good and great pleasure is derived from the process of milling rough lumber into useable boards, shaping and joining those boards into something aesthetically pleasing and lasting. 644 more words