Show me Your Weakness

We all like strong characters. Yet we don’t. You know what I mean. Well, maybe you won’t, but you will soon. I’ve actually posted about believability before, but this is a little different. Here are some examples. Rocky Balboa. Determination. Drive. The incredible...

Reading Between the Lines

A few of us had an interesting discussion at a writer’s group this weekend, and we really did not come to any hard conclusions, except we know some things about the fiction market, as it appears from data. So I thought I would ask you, the readers, what you think....

Here, Taste This

What Scotch Night can teach us about Books and Reading There were perhaps a dozen of us, although I never got a definite head count. And there were at least a dozen bottles of Scotch on the bar. Plus a Japanese whiskey. It was a tasting party, so no, we did not plan...

Fear

So often, fear rules our lives. But it does not rule as much as hinder. Fear is often fed by society. We are told to make a living before we pursue our dreams, because we fear poverty, even homelessness, so we must save for a rainy day, plan for retirement, because...