May 10, 2017

OK folks. Welcome to another thrilling addition of Writer’s Wednesday! Today I will go over some basic writing fundamentals. I know some of you probably already have this on lock down, or do you? How many of these did you know? If you are like me, then you need to bust...

May 9, 2017

My motivation is a little late this week, I trust that you will forgive me of my slight. I was hit with a severe blow, that I had not anticipated would affect me the way it did.  It changed me. As well it should. When we lose something, we care very deeply for, we must...

May 4, 2017

I remember with clarity when we selected her at the Oahu animal shelter. All of the dogs were scurrying around the little pen they were set in, while this little wrinkled, brindled puppy walked right up to me and started licking my hand. I found out later that this hab...

May 3, 2017

Nazareth dropped the lifeless body of his latest meal, and listened for any unwanted guests. He heard the cold wind as winter approached and the occasional owl calling. In the distance wolves howled to each other as they honored the night. His eyes returning to their b...

April 24, 2017

Self-worth seems like it is more of a punch line these days then something you should take seriously. We hear it so often, but rarely ever listen to what is actually being said. There was a time when people truly believed in their abilities, in spite of what was happen...

April 17, 2017

If you’re like me there have been plenty of times in your life that you hesitated on an opportunity because it seemed bigger than you.  For some reason, you grabbed the opportunity only to realize that it may have been a little difficult, but in the end, it was nowhere...

April 3, 2017

“It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.”

Albert Einstein

Problems come and go.  Some problems seem to breed more problems, and appear to be an endless stream of anguish and debilitating dark magic.  Things we want, or need forever and alw...

March 29, 2017

Outlining your novel may seem like a daunting task at first, but it will save you a ton of headaches in the long run.  While there are a large number of authors who insist, outlining is unnecessary, and it stagnates the creative flow of the story.  Well, that is a bunc...

March 27, 2017

Welcome to another edition of Motivation Monday!  Why do I even care whether or not you succeed, are happy, or are sad?  If you see all of these posts from so many writers, bloggers, or posters then I would submit it is a valid question.  Life will seemingly kick us wh...

March 23, 2017

Dialogue is the heartbeat of a novel.  It defines the flow and energy of your story.  Narrative will guide the reader through events, but it will be the dialogue that brings these things to life for the reader.  A conversation must have energy of action and drive the s...

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