Month: January 2018

Writer’s First Source: Making a Guidebook for your stories

Happy Wednesday! I thought that for a while I would make Wednesday, Writer’s First Source Wednesday. I thought today, that I would tackle on a different subject that relates to writing and that is making your own guidebook for your story. The idea of…

Dream Interpretation

When we sleep, we tend to dream and when we dream we get ideas for stories if we think back to those stories. Granted, we may get even more curious about our dreams and we seek out or try to look for their meanings. Dreams are…

Some more changes are coming to the website

So I have made some more changes to the website, as far as the look and feel of the site. You will notice, that I took some pages down. The reason for that is that I want to be smart about the changes and…

Inspiration for Writers

Many times, when I’m wondering about Facebook through all the various posts that come up on my newsfeed, there is one that has been popping up a lot lately through most of the writer’s groups and that what inspires someone to write what they…

Giving your Characters Poetic Justice

Have you ever written a character where something in their past was truly horrible? While you wrote about that character and their past, you thought do they deserve justice for that darken past? Granted, after all, you wrote the character and you gave them…

In Memorium: Urusla K. Le Guin

This morning, I would like to pay attribute to Ursula K. Le Guin, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 88. If you are a lover of the fantasy genre, then you should know Ursula K. Le Guin and her work in the…

Updates to FaerieRosePress.com

I just wanted to let you know that I have updated the contact page, to be the about me page. I have just spent the last couple of hours working on the page which is now called, “About Me and Faerie Rose Press.” I…

Motivation that can tell a character’s story

Last night, I was watching NCIS, Bull, and NCIS: New Orleans, which is CBS‘s usual Tuesday night line up of shows. There was a big theme that ran through two of the three shows and that was motivation for a character. The biggest one…

The nominations are out and how do they impact us as writers

This morning the Oscar nominations where announced, and while most people pay attention to the categories of best supporting actor/actress, best actor/actress, and best picture, it is best to say as writers we should pay attention to the following categories: best original screenplay, best…

The Importance of Period Piece Programming

When we become writers or dream of becoming writers we are told that we must read. While this is true enough in itself, I also feel that writers must all watch television and movies to get a sense of what is also possible in…

Why do I Write?

In the months, that I have talked about writing, the one topic that I have never touched on is why do I write? The answer for me is that I enjoy writing/telling stories. Seeing where you can take a character physically as well as…

Crimson Protection

The next installment of the Sheriff John Crimson stories has been released, Crimson Protection. This is the third story in the series. It is available on Amazon. Crimson Protection