If you were your character…

Today, I will address rule #15 of Emma Coats’ 22 Rules of Storytelling. If you were your character, in this situation, how would you feel? Honesty lends credibility to unbelievable situations. In Something Different This Year, I would feel disregarded and disrespected. I would feel like directing loyalty toward myself Read more…

10 Writing Prompts for July 23

“I swear I heard you use that argument with your own mom.” “Clearly you all planned this.” Here was a thought: Could I divorce my whole family? “Congratulations, you’ve turned your mother into a monster.” “It’s not so easy being the one who’s always right.” “You two never show me any appreciation!” Read more…

Curation Saturday: Gems from other blogs

1. Alex Markovich shares the products of his photography skills. https://illustration.art.blog/2018/06/19/illustration-1/ https://illustration.art.blog/2018/06/21/illustration-2/ https://illustration.art.blog/2018/06/30/illustration-3/ 2. Virginia puts life in perspective with her Roses in the Rubble. Quote: “What does it take to stop you? There are all sorts of crutches that keep us from moving forward after our spills (splat) on the pavement Read more…

10 Writing Prompts for July 16

“So THAT’S why she was following you! I knew she wasn’t that socially desperate.” “Hey, everything I do is above board!” “My job is to put away bad guys.” It was impossible to not roll my eyes. “You’re not exactly playing by the rules.” “I’m just not following your point.” Read more…