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Writing: Mentalism, Emotional Resonance, and You

Writing: Mentalism, the I Ching, and You

Anybody here ever thrown the I Ching?

I know, I know. You’re looking at me now like I’m crazy. 1,414 more words


Calidanea Appeared

I managed to get halfway through chapter two last week. Chapter two introduces a new character I hadn’t considered before. Her name is Calidanea and she kind of popped up out of nowhere when I was considering the character of Driscoll, who is the story’s secondary antagonist. 220 more words

How to Break a Heart Reblog

I’m down with the flu. Fever, body aches, cough, unable to breathe awfulness. So I thought I’d repost an old post from 2010 that didn’t get much love.



Finding Stories: Character Wants vs. Character Mission

One thing the Ray Bradbury 52-Week Challenge (read here to find out why I also think YOU should take this challenge) has reminded me of is that my most fulfilling stories start not with plot but with character. 809 more words

Beautiful People, Vol. 2: March Edition

Beautiful People is a monthly blog meme hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury¬†and Sky @ Further Up and Further In. Every month they pose 10 questions for writers to answer about their writing and give readers the opportunity to learn more about the writer’s characters. 1,127 more words


The Script Re-Write

The key to a Re-write is to be able to take on board criticism and edit the script accordingly to appeal to an audience. Sometimes a best way to do this is to step back from it for a few days, then head back to it and read it again. 304 more words


Creating a Protagonist with Depth: Part Three

If you haven’t read the first two part in the series, you can find Part One HERE and Part Two HERE.

Now, on to today’s discussion! 344 more words