Writing a fight scene

Writing a fight scene

Setting the scene A fight scene is supposed to be fast and tense, but there is little time once you’re in the thick of it for scene setting or explaining the layout of the environment. Every word spent outside of the action can kill the tension. At the same time, a badly described scene can [...]

Bad laptop

Bad laptop

No matter what kind of writer you are, we all experience a bad day now and then.  Sometimes our muse goes on vacation and trying to write anything is like trying to cutting down a dead tree without an ax.  But that's only one of the many things that can go wrong on a bad [...]

What’s in your Library?

What’s in your Library?

   When was the last time, you sat down in a comfy chair with a cup of coffee and a good book for the sheer pleasure of it?  Books are a vital part of our lives, they expand our knowledge, take us to places we've never been and delight our imagination.  Books are the silent friends that [...]

Writing in my dreams

Writing in my dreams

Have you ever had a dream that was so vivid and rich with details, color, smells, that you felt like you'd actually been there?   If so it's an experience you never forget.

Your audience is waiting

Your audience is waiting

We all want to be heard, acknowledged and valued for who we are and what we do. That's one of the reasons we talk to and spend time with our friends, co-workers and others who value our skills, abilities, and talents.