When I was a little girl, my mom made my five brothers and me go to our room every Good Friday between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. We weren’t allowed to go outside and play, watch television, or have fun. Mom wanted us to remember Jesus, His journey down Calvary, and His crucifixion. I’d […]
Which are you? A Peeta or a Gale fan? Why? What makes these characters different? How are they the same? In your opinion, (and I want to know) what personality traits make the perfect hero? What makes you cheer for them? Why do you want them to win?
The Hunger Games, Part One (Caution: Potential Spoiler Alert!) I read The Hunger Games in two days. How long did it take you? I gave it a ten. (Ten is the best.) But, minutes after I read it I called my book-group friend, and said, “I can’t see the movie. I’ll feel like President Snow […]
Take the Weekly Challenge. I dare you! What is this man feeling? Here’s your challenge: Choose one of the following emotions (or pick one of your own) and write a scene that shows this emotion without stating what the emotion is. Limit your response to less than 150 words and post it in the comments […]
You’ve written a first draft of a scene, short story, or novel. Now what? First of all, take a bow. Well done! You planted your bum in a chair, used your imagination, and wrote a story. Do you know how many people can’t do this? I don’t know the exact amount, but I’m certain there […]