How good or bad? by Dennis Scheel The question which goes to how weak, versus strong a main character, can be. It’s a balancing act since you can’t make the character too strong or weak. In my first book, for example, I started with… Continue Reading “How Good or Bad by Dennis Scheel”
Titles 1 – by Keith Julius William Shakespeare wrote: “What is a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” We can also use this rationale when discussing titles of movies, plays, television shows – or books.
Series Writing by Keith Julius There are definite advantages to writing a series of books. Once the characters are developed they aren’t abandoned. You have the opportunity to use them over and over again. This gives you a big start on your next… Continue Reading “Series Writing by Keith Julius”
Though still in bed, my thoughts go out to you, my Immortal Beloved, now and then joyfully, then sadly, waiting to learn whether or not fate will hear us – I can live only wholly with you or not at all –
A 19th century period book written by Louisa May Alcott is a fascinating story about the March’s family. Four sisters bonded by love go through war, separation, loss, and poverty, yet manage to create many happy memories as they grow and join womanhood. Jo,… Continue Reading “Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (Book Review #22)”