Talk your Villain

I’ve always loved villains. A good villain in a story can make an otherwise bland tale suspenseful and fun. On the other hand, a two dimensional, poorly developed antagonist can make a story fall totally flat. I can think of one recent example of this, (and please, please forgive me if you disagree), but I... Continue Reading →

I am, I am, I am.

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” -Sylvia Plath Your heart beats, and it knows many things. It knows that you are here, that you are alive. That you are human, and that you are here for a reason. It knows that... Continue Reading →

Feb 1 ISWG Blog Hop: What’s Your Cover?

Happy Wednesday! The Insecure Writers’ Group is a group of writers offering motivation and encouragement to all those taking on the challenges of writing. Every month the ISWG sponsors a blog hop where writers can blog about a topic related to overcoming obstacles and exploring various aspects of the writing journey. If you’d like to... Continue Reading →

A Hundred Glittering Lights

I love looking at the lights on the Christmas tree. I think that’s what I'll miss most when the season is over. There is a lot of hope in the lights. They seem to contain a million thoughts—a welcome of rest and peace for the moment, promises of hope and answered prayers for the future.... Continue Reading →

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