It has made me realize that perhaps God didn’t want us to eat from the Tree of Knowledge, not because he didn’t want us to know the things he knows but that he didn’t want us to be burdened with that knowledge. Continue reading The Knowledge of Good and Evil
Although I don’t outline my stories, I know a few things about my story and main characters before I start writing my first draft. I know some of my character’s backstory, I know or have an idea of how I want the plot to end or the climax of the story. Continue reading Following Other Authors (part 2)
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JCJFND6 Happy New Year 2021, Good-Bye 2020 This year has been filled with many ups and downs. While some of you have been forced into quarantine and sought to fill your time with delicious books, I and many others were considered essential employees. For those of us blessed or forced to remain on the job, we’ve had to deal with more regulations and responsibilities. While … Continue reading So Long 20-20
Which covers best fit the series? Continue reading I Need Your Help!
I come from a long line of veterans. My father, uncles and cousins served in every branch of the military. My father was in the Air Force when he married my mother and when I was born. My uncles were in the Navy, Coast Guard and merchant marines. My cousin served many years in the Army. My middle son and his wife also served in … Continue reading Happy Veteran’s Day
Morally Gray Characters Versus Antiheroes ~ What are they? What is the difference? Why do we like them? Morally Gray Characters are the intermediate between villain and hero, neither wholly good nor completely bad. According to the Urban Dictionary they are a character who does too much bad to be good, yet too much good to be bad, like Robin Hood or Iron Man. Hmm, … Continue reading Morally Gray Characters and Antiheroes
Sensuality, Intimacy and Sex I recently attended RWA’s virtual conference, during which I took a couple of classes on sex and sensuality: “Let’s Talk About Sex” with LaQuette and “Writing Intimacy and Sexual Tension” with Molly O’Keefe. I’ve also been reading or listening to a variety of authors and paying attention to how they write intimacy. Lush Money by Angelina M. Lopez has a sexually … Continue reading Writing Sex Scenes
A Pep Talk I Give Myself, channeling Sarra Cannon! Continue reading My Pep Talk to Myself