Rhyme Your Way into Your Reader’s Heart

Rhyme Your Way into Your Reader's Heart If being a successful children's book author is one of your dreams, may I suggest rhyme be part...

An Unlikely Conversation

"This Asparagus soup is delicious!!" said Sal, as he licked the slightly salted consommé from his lips. Old Charlie stroked his gray beard as he...

You’ve written your first book…now what?

Ten things to do after typing "The End" Finishing a manuscript may feel like the end, but it's really only the beginning. Now's the time...

Time to Change the World!

Ok...I've fought against this blog thing for a while now but according to marketing people its a great way to build a customer base...

Who Are the Mentally Ill Among Us?

Mental illness can strike anyone, at any time  Yes, even you.  It is more common than cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.  One in five...

Making Your Dialogue Sparkle

How your characters talk brings them to life. It makes them real. It tells the reader what they sound like. It provides insight into...

What this guy thinks about all the time

I wrote my first “novel” when I was thirteen, wrote another “novel” in college, and then another still when I was in my early...

Why temporal philosophy effects my imaginative endeavors…

When I was 5, I didn't like television. Not much different than today, actually. Everything seemed peculiarly boring. And except for the cartoons of...

Readers Must Care about the Characters

Every story is feelings. Period. It doesn't matter who the characters are, readers must know what they are feeling throughout the story, and as...

So you wrote a book. Now what?

  One of the biggest challenges is behind you. The book is written, the proofs are back in your hands, and you’re ready to share...

Blessings All Around

Proverbs 16:24 24 "Kind words are like honey- Sweet to the soul and healthy to the body." I had a wonderful thing happen to me today....

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