This is either another skirmish in the war between men and women, or another example of what a bad person I am. You decide. Books have…
Writing And Media
An invitation to the place where we began would once have sent my heart soaring. Dare I allow it to do so again?
What I enjoyed about the evening was the informal way the authors discussed their writing interests, their observations about the process, and other literary matters.
In writing language choices should stay true to the character; however, the narrative isn’t riddled with profanity. Using restraint allows one to achieve voice effectively
We had a very enjoyable holiday but as we left I mentioned to the owner that she should really tell prospective holiday makers that part of the house is overlooked by the neighbours.
From story to story, from novel to novel, protagonists vary widely in psychological make-up, goals and dreams, in the types of conflicts they face and in the way they resolve these conflicts.
Asha (Yara in Game of Thrones) Greyjoy visits the lead character of the Gastar novellas to discuss the the actions of her ancestors and the fate of her family.
The bag was heavy but Molly dragged it to the station. Her face turned towards the sun, its warmth flowed through her body, easing the pain. Cosmic pain relief, she laughed out loud at the simplicity of it.
Over the years my research dragged on. Then one day, I got a letter from my aunt, in response to a plea for help with the seemingly endless list of children borne to my great grandparents.
The two women walked into the elevator and pressed the button for the ground floor. As the doors opened and they walked into the foyer, they were surprised to see nothing but steel. The whole ground floor had been...
Blending the fiction seamlessly with the many historical and factual events of the late 18th century and early 19th century,
Some of you might not be ready for Christmas to be over, so here is a fictional piece I wrote that was inspired by an after Christmas trip to the mall.
Before we get into the meat of the blog of just wanted to say that I hope all of my Christian family and friends had a wonderful Christmas and have a great New Year.
Hugo loved music, but whenever he sang people ran covering their ears. He played several musical instruments reasonably badly, only the...
Since closing my illustration studio in Portland over a decade ago, I’ve had little reason to travel downtown, a place I’d avoid completely were it not…
I have been AWOL from Friday Fictioneers for too long; hopefully the reduction in workload will allow me to resume my writing which I have really missed
Peter is an accomplished writer, a world traveler, a witty storyteller with a wicked sense of humor, a father of three, a grandfather and a dear friend.
Most of Britain’s great writers are memorialized in Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey, and quite a few are buried there, including Chaucer, Blake, Browning, Dickens, Tennyson and Kipling.
After cruising through the Panama Canal, we stopped in Cabo San Lucas at the tip of Mexico’s Baja California Penninsula. At the end of the pier was a tired old vessel.
I have come full circle, ending up four years in the past, to a time when I had to watch every word I wrote about my personal journey.
Have you ever eavesdropped in a cafe before? Have you ever eavesdropped with your crazy cousin in a cafe before? Enjoy the drama.