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Saturday Summation – 25 October 2014

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Writing Stuff Emotion emotion emotion - especially in the form of tension - is what makes a great story go ‘round. (Well, there’s plot, too - but if you are a… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 25 October 2014

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Do Your Characters Reveal Your Race? A White Author’s Push for Self-Examination

For a very long time, one of my sons has been asking me to read the books from Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus series. My kids like it when I read stuff they really like, which I can appreciate. We all like to share stories we are passionate about. And while I always had every… Continue reading Do Your Characters Reveal Your Race? A White Author’s Push for Self-Examination

Reading · Writing

Saturday Summation – 20 September 2014

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… I only have a couple of articles to share today, but I thought I’d try to re-emerge into the blogosphere after an unplanned hiatus. I include some book recs, too. Does… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 20 September 2014