This week’s Sunday Seven question from Patrick’s Place is about the Creation story. So having said all of that, we have seven days to work with. Your challenge is to imagine having the opportunity to be there as God did all of the creation: to watch it all happen as
Monthly Archives: July 2011
I think of things I need to do when I’m at work, or in the car, but by the time i get home, play with the kids, and have dinner, I’ve totally forgotten what I needed to, or wanted to do. Its the biggest reason I got behind in HTTS.
The first draft is in the bag at just under 5,200. I actually had two different ideas. My original thought was to write them both, but the second idea never made the leap from theme and character to good story. I started with an outline of my first story, and
Asking yourself why you want to write is an exercise that’s been suggested to me in both Writing Fiction for Dummies as well as How to Think Sideways. It’s not a simple answer. I want to write because: I enjoy telling stories, and I enjoy sharing stories with other people.
1. What’s the last movie you waited in a long line to see? Star Wars Episode III. I knew this was going to be my last chance to see the premiere of a Star Wars film. So I did the whole nine yards, dressed up as Obi-Wan and waited in
I have a problem. I want to use pretty pictures with my posts. What I normally do is a Google Images search for the image I want, copy to my hard drive, and post to my blog. After talking with a good friend, I was shocked to learn that this
This week’s Patrick’s Place Saturday Six Meme was about the Casey Anthony trial. 1. How much attention did you pay to the Casey Anthony trial? Virtually none. In fact, I wasn’t familiar with the case until the verdict was rendered. We don’t watch much news, and this particular case held
Last night, I passed the 30,000 word mile marker in my manuscript. This is the now the longest story I’ve ever written, and I’m not even to my climax yet (but it’s coming very shortly). I’m actually a little nervous that I’m going to hit the end of the story
I’ve always loved quotations. They teach. They inspire. This week Patrick’s Place’s Sunday Seven is all about Quotations. Here are seven of my favorites, in no particular order. Christianity is a statement that, if false, is of no importance, and if true, is of utmost importance. The one thing it
Today we celebrate America’s birthday. We should take a moment today to remember again the sacrifice being made by men and women around the world to protect our freedom and way of life. They have given of their time, talents, and sometimes their lives. To every person in uniform, and