SPOILER ALERT: If you're not up to date on the current season of ABC's Once Upon A Time, go catch up then tune into this post :)I've always been a huge fan of fantasy stories and faery tales so when ABC announced the premiere of the hit drama Once Upon A Time back in 2011,… Continue reading Once Upon A Writing Time
As a writer, my head is constantly swirling with ideas for stories and tid bits of materials I have to write down lest I become victim to my memory failing (yet again) and regretting NOT writing it down. An idea I most recently thought about deals with the age gap in a relationship. It started… Continue reading Age Is Just A Number
I have five minutes before I have to leave to head to work. Work, today, is my second job at a kennel where I play with, feed, medicate, and enjoy the presence of other people's dogs for a few hours. The job has it's ups and downs but this blog is specifically about what to… Continue reading Five Minutes to the Dogs
I just came home from a choral concert this evening at the United State Naval Academy Chapel for the USNA Women's Glee Club. My high school choir teacher who attends my church is their director and I was excited to go see her choir perform. It was nostalgic since half the program consisted of songs… Continue reading If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On
Be warned there may be SPOILERS in this post. I never know what people consider "spoilers" so I just cover myself by saying, if you want to know absolutely nothing until you've read the book, then don't read this post. I should start off by saying this is not my typical genre of literature to read… Continue reading Book Review: Labor Day
Why are characters so important? What must a character consist of in order to 1. Bring in the reader, 2. Develop sympathies within the reader to want to see the character succeed in their task, and 3. Teach the reader a valuable lesson? These are important and unavoidable questions a writer must ask when creating… Continue reading What’s in a Character?
Today I have successfully entered the twenty-first century of writing. Blogging. It is something I never thought to do, something I vowed never to do. What was wrong with writing on paper or using a typewriter? Remember cursive? That style of writing your teachers swore would be the future of writing and the only way… Continue reading Entering the 21st Century