Monthly Archives: May 2013

Strange Places to Use A Smart Phone — or, what the heck are they thinking?

Working in NYC, I can pretty much say I’ve seen it all. Or maybe most of it. Seriously. However, the other day I saw something that made me take a step back and pause, not because it was so unusual … Continue reading

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When Enough Isn’t Enough – can we ever truly be happy?

I went to Starbucks the other day (okay, I go every day…I’m an addict, so sue me), and overheard a conversation between a woman and a man. As a writer, this is what I do. Eavesdrop, but only with the … Continue reading

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Would You Rather? An Exercise in Creating Max Conflict in Fiction

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
From the movie “Would You Rather?” Last week, I was blessed to attend and teach at the DFW Writers’ Workshop Conference.¬†Edgar-Nominated Author David Corbett taught a really excellent class about building dimensional characters.…

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Finding Your Passion Again – despite the burnout

I read a post the other day on The Passive Voice about how some writers may condemn a bestseller book because of all the “bad” that’s in it. Though the title of the post points to the fate of today’s … Continue reading

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The Secret of Success – it’s more common than you think

There are many definitions for success. Some people measure it by their health, or their family, or the friends they have. Others measure it by things attained, or achievements made. Others may use a combination of all of these. I’ve … Continue reading

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