Archive | April 2012
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How come you can tell someone everything that happens in a movie and they will still go to see it, but giveaway the plot of a book and they will NEVER read it? The artistic mediums are different. When you watch a movie there are special effects, the musical score and yummy actors. I understand, […]
My signature has changed at key turning points in my life. When I learned cursive in school, my name changed from blocky print to deliberate strokes. I took my husband’s last name when I got married. Yet, I still answer to my maiden name without hesitation. I practiced my pen name before my book was […]
No new ‘Blog’ as it were, this week. Instead, I re-read some of my ongoing projects. I updated the ‘Writing Desk’ page with the prologue of a story I am working on. The title is ‘Refuge’ at the moment. I try to write everyday (even if it is just developing the story in my head). […]
How do you choose a name? In depth research? Random Selection? or Pick What Sounds Right? Naming a character is a very difficult thing. It is akin to naming a child, except a child will amend his name as he grows up. But your character is either blessed or cursed by your christening forever. I […]