Writing strengths — every successful writer either has them or develops them over time.… Read More Eight Writing Strengths
It’s been a while since I’ve put fingers to keyboard for something other than my Facebook or Twitter accounts…… Read More Redhawk’s Goals, 2017
It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged about my reading list. Here’s a list of what has kept me occupied…… Read More Recent Reads
I’ve been the bully, the new kid, the thief, the asshole, the whiner, the class clown, the freak, the brainiac and more.
I couldn’t write as well as I do or understand characterization without my educational history. … Read More And Now For Something Completely Different…
(This blog entry was scheduled for yesterday. My apologies for its late delivery!) Endings are the absolute worst for me. If I screw up a manuscript, it’ll be because of two reasons: 1. I’m not delving deeply enough into the characters and it feels like there are scenes missing, or 2. I’ve rushed the ending.… Read More The Ending
We love to hate ’em. They stir the plot pot so well.
They scheme, they connive. They make plans and actions to trip up the beloved main characters.
But someone has to love the bad guy (or girl!) … Read More Love Your Antagonist
It’s that time of year, folks! Time to rum up the egg nog and settle down at your workspace to figure out what you’re doing next year. What? Yes! I do this every year (though not with the rum. I tend toward a nice hot chocolate with a shot of fireball in it to warm… Read More 2015 Year in Review