WOW! Let me first say that I began reading another response to your letter (AN OPEN LETTER TO REY FROM STARE WARS) – which is how I found your letter. To my readers – I am sorry about the bad language in the linked article. Second, let me say THANK YOU! OK . . . now … More My response to “AN OPEN LETTER TO REY FROM STAR WARS”
Most every author loves the idea, even the fantasy, of seeing their work up on the big screen. I am not one of them. And let me tell you why… I am the first one to admit that I am more than a little fond of my story. I’m crazy about my characters and the … More One reason I don’t want a movie… | An inside look at the morals of “The Taken”
Most every author loves the idea, even the fantasy, of seeing their work up on the big screen. I am not one of them. And let me tell you why… I am the first one to admit that I am more than a little fond of my story. I’m crazy about my characters and the … More One reason I don’t want a movie… | An inside look at the fashions of “The Taken”
Good Morning! It is a beautiful spring day and I am sitting here trying to figure out exactly what to say that will keep you reading the long post below… (This post also appears on my weebly blog) Better to just jump in I suppose. I won’t go in to all the boring “about … More Writing Process Blog Tour | JC Morrows
As I sit here pondering just what to write in my next review, I think back to the books I’ve read in the past. As much as I would LOVE to tell you that I was a dewy-eyed teenager mooning over Edward Cullen, I must admit that I was nearly past my twenties before … More Apparently you don’t need “talent”.
I have a theory. I think the weekends are so much harder for some of us because of how families typically structure their weeks. For most people who work through the week, they struggle to get their minimum word count each night and a lot of nights, they don’t make it. They’re tired and stressed … More Why are weekends so hard?
What is the dilemma you ask. The dilemma is this: Do you follow where you characters lead or are you determined to keep the story on the course you’ve already determined for it? This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. As I have written my story, it has taken quite a few … More The existential dilemma of whether or not to follow your characters wherever they might lead.
I got an e-mail today from NaNoWriMo about the second week being so hard on us WriMos. Apparently the first week is flush with success and in the second week, we tend to slow down and start struggling. A friend of mine is also participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time this year and we … More ME vs HER: The Week 2 Blues!
Fair warning… 90% of my posts for the next 29 days will be #NaNoWriMo-related. This morning, I forced myself to get up at a “decent” hour, fixed coffee and I even got out of my pajamas. Then I sat down to write. Yes…I have to make myself get out of my comfy PJs. Don’t you? … More 600 words in an hour then 250 in 10 minutes…
A Girl, A Creepy House, A Challenge: Will Fear win out over God’s Love? She’s walked by that house every day since she was ten. The kids in the neighborhood insist it’s haunted or that an old, evil witch lives there. But she accepted a challenge and she never backs down from a challenge. Will … More Sneak Peek at my NaNoWarmUp Story!