Emotion and Conflict – What’s Enough?

Posted Mar 6 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The idea for this post has been percolating in my brain for a while and I recently read a blog post by author Janice Hardy which sparked me to want to write it now. Her post is about stakes for the characters in a novel. I’m a little torn about what she says. I agree that […]

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The Broken Hero

Posted Jan 24 2012 in , , , , , , ,

It’s after nine p.m. Monday night and I realized that I had no blog post for today. Nada. Usually I have something at least drafted, even if it’s just a title and an opening paragraph. But it’s been one of those weeks where a lot has been going on (mostly good) and I’ve been wrapped […]

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Friday Favorites – New Authors

Posted Nov 25 2011 in , , , ,

Still traveling, with limited access to the Internet. Instead of a mash-up of awesome links this week, I’m going to talk about a new favorite author: Inez Kelley. (standard disclaimer: No one gave me any books or asked me to write about these. The books were purchased with my own money.) To be honest, I’d […]

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