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Floating Viewpoint

The last area I want to discuss in my series regarding breaking reader suspension of disbelief is the mistake of poor viewpoint management.

Generally, viewpoint is indicated through three techniques:  through the internalized description of a character’s thoughts; through the internalized description of a character’s emotions; and through the internalized depiction of a character’s physical senses–including sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. 536 more words

i, me, & myself

Like two golden birds perched on the selfsame tree,
Intimate friends, the ego and the Self
Dwell in the same body. The former eats
The sweet and sour fruits of the tree of life… 13 more words


Discovering Bridges

We are fortunate to live in a day and time where the internet has served to bridge the vast expanses of our world, and where sharing with one another is possible. 345 more words


Clarification 2nd X

If you have read my book; THE LIFE & TIMES OF AN INCORRIGIBLE you probably know me as well as anyone does.

If not, I can understand how someone could become confused as to the meaning of my writings on my blog or website. 219 more words


poem-not Justin

Tall, dark, curly haired, and smiling wide,

he poses against the Coast Mountains with a beautiful girl.

“Wait. Is that Justin Trudeau?” someone asks.

No. My daughter isn’t dating the (married) Prime Minister. 65 more words


Giving myself permission to be me

Self-doubt is a debilitating phenomenon.  Most of us have experienced some form of self-doubt throughout our lives and the worst time for me was during my formidable years in high school.   293 more words