The End

Saturday saw me write this definitive text...and I got to say I am trepeditiously pleased. A little over a year in the abstract making and I have a trilogy on my hands! Final word count was 300,074, with page # at 619 enough to see each book comfortably with 200+ pages - of course that's... Continue Reading →

Mirror Mirror: Chapter Five

  *Ring* - a shrill alarm rings throughout the empty Batcave. *Ring* - Gotham City Bank: A tellers hand hits the silent alarm. *Ring* - The doorbell at Wayne Manner; The visitor Mirrianna Savauge.   Outside Gotham City Bank: The area is tapped off with police cars barricading the perimeter. Gordon’s car pulls up and... Continue Reading →

Mirror Mirror: Prologue

The night is dark and thick with rain that pours down as unrelenting as the iron framework that keeps this facility cut off from the civilized world. Arkham Asylum. This particular extension is even more secluded, furrowed away from the main building and holding cell for the criminally insane or at least those lawyered up... Continue Reading →

Required Reading

So a little while ago I was reading some Batman. In particular the graphic novels Hush and The Man Who Laughs. Which sparked an idea, which sparked some musings, which led to discussion that ended up in a story. It was one of those times that I was in between projects and feeling adrift, things... Continue Reading →

Empathy Or Emotional Intelligence When Writing?

  Short answer: both. But now let me get into each one respectively and how they can both be applied to your writing for incredible results and character insights! Empathy: Described as the identification with or understanding of thoughts, feelings, or emotional state of another person (at least according to my word hippo app -... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

I feel quite the kinship with this quote of Susan Sontag. I've always been called the watcher by my family, the one who seems to have this eerie ability to "see" and know all. There were times I found it a curse. It can be hard being naturally attentive to detail and the subtleties of... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

  A writer is a world trapped in a person Victor Hugo When I first heard this quote I can tell you that I was all the yes! It spoke to me with such truth, hitting upon something that I had also so deeply and organically believed. At first, when I began to explore the... Continue Reading →

Actualization Needs Visualization

I always been very outspoken about the need for story tellers in order to create something truly captivating they need to create real people. A story stops and starts at believably. Across the board I think this can go for all genres of creative story telling, because the one thing that all story types have... Continue Reading →

Write what you…NO

  My guess is that if you're a writer you have heard the advice "Write what you know."  It's a big one in the screenwriting community as a form of guidance to help make your content more relatable and your characters and content more realistic. HOWEVER... I don't necessarily agree. As a creative I believe... Continue Reading →

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