I am grateful for all books. There are tons of books that I have loved. Then, there are those that I reread every year or two: Misty of Chincoteague, Little Women, and Dune. And then there is the book that made me believe: A Wrinkle in Time the Movie that Wasn’t. For me, these books are…… Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time: the Movie that Wasn’t
It’s Friday and time for a collection of the weird and wonderful from across the web from the Giant Lego Man to Tiny Ninjas. Giant Lego Man washes ashore Do you really want a world that’s totally honest? Which came first Fact or Fiction? Why Science Fiction, of course! Youth ready for blast-off Is Big…… Continue reading From Giant Lego Man to Tiny Ninjas
All sorts of people, from experienced professionals to the newest of neophytes, offer up rules on how to write, what to write, the order of scenes, types of characters, rules about rules for every flavor of writing from nonfiction to flash fiction. The rules offered by one author are often contradicted by the rules of…… Continue reading Two Secret Rules for Writers
Do you believe in heroes? The other day when I revealed the work I’d done on my husband’s website, my husband called me his hero. It took me by surprise. Me? A hero? We talked for a while about what he meant and it got me to thinking about who I call a hero. As…… Continue reading Believe
One of the most frequent questions asked of writers is: Where do you get your ideas? Often writers respond with sarcasm like ‘I pick them up at the store’ or ‘I steal them from other writers.’ I don’t think that is fair. A writer may have heard the question a million-and-one times, but I have…… Continue reading Where Do You Get Your Ideas?