Creating Believable Characters for your Stories By: Sharon K. Connell Would you like to transport your readers right into the story you’re writing? Isn’t that what we want to happen to our readers? Of course it is. After all, we’re writing for the reader’s enjoyment. When I decide upon a character or scene for my work in progress, I first write down all the information I need to know about that character or the setting in which I’ll place that character. Personally, I like using a spiral notebook, but many writers like entering information into a spreadsheet or...Read More
Month: December 2018
I read and reviewed author M. N. Seeley’s novel, A Flicker of Shadows in the winter of of 2018. I loved the story and his writing. That is why he is one of my favorite authors and has earned a position on my Author Spotlight page! Please see his interview and upcoming work below. 1. What inspired you to write a book? The answer to this question is incredibly hard to articulate. For A Flicker Of Shadows, the complex answer involves a zoo with a rampaging piglet, a book illustration portfolio and childhood memories of classic horror movies....Read More
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And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews,
And I did not…
If this was to be your last day on this planet, would you be satisfied with the life you have lived? Have you existed in harmony with those around you- and within yourself? What if your answer to these questions is a resounding ‘No’? …