A Change of Seasons
Posted on 09/10/2013 05:03:35 AM
Even though the calendar says September 5th, it definitely feels like Fall has arrived. I awoke this morning to a cold breeze coming in the window that had been left open a crack overnight. Brrrrr, no wonder I slept so good. Nothing makes for a better sleep t..
Joaquín Borrell Garcia
Posted on 09/08/2013 02:38:27 PM
Joaquín Borrell born in Valencia (Spain) in 1956. He holds a degree in Law. In addition to his Roman-era novels, among which The Slave in Blue, he has also written the non-mystery historical novels The Ballad of the Barefoot Queen and The Bay of the Last Breath.
The Slave in Blue Hav..
Valle-Inclan Tyrant Banderas (1926)
Posted on 09/06/2013 10:54:52 AM
Valle-Inclan creates a sinister masterpiece to tell the story of the overthrow of Kid Santos, the Tyrant Banderas. Tyrant Banderas (1926), the first great dictator novel and inspiration for Gabriel García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and A..
The Other Me by Mario Benedetti
Posted on 09/04/2013 10:07:41 AM
The Other Me by Mario Benedetti
He was a normal boy: his pants were baggy, he read comics, ate noisily, picked his nose, snored during naps, he was called Armando Normal in all except for one thing: he had Other Me. The Other Me had poetry in his eyes, fell in love with actresses, lied cautiously..
Writing About: Hospitals
Posted on 08/20/2013 10:39:17 AM
While I was writing the last book in my series, I realized that my protagonist had gone to the hospital twice (but as a patient only once). Hospitals are common places for people to go to in real life, as well as in fiction. Writers lead their characters to hospitals for many reasons. If one (or se..
Writing About: A Crime Scene
Posted on 08/06/2013 09:33:20 AM
There are quite a few crime scenes in the fourth book of my series, but even though all crime scenes are different, writing about them requires the same elements every time.
Sight: The most powerful element of a crime scene is what it looks like. Describe the detective’s first steps ont..
Ingenderes im Ploasitille?
Posted on 08/06/2013 08:54:44 AM
Jim jabbly jee, itud feeblesnorp. But cwoot the slibblery-foot? Im habbinubbinutt! Takisowley imploppe di flooby-ban.
Aroopilah skinoid, fort unsumptuous exploip. Ibbly nibbly wisselflow. Jackstation acrantus! Ella fleen and krute. In sincrost. Obble me florppe. Butty nutty bloop? Imploibelin..
Chrys Fey’s 30 Day Writing Challenge
Posted on 07/31/2013 10:53:53 AM
A while ago I was trying to find a writing challenge to complete. I scrounged the internet and found a couple, but was not satisfied with their quality. The challenges (one of which asked you to write about your opinion on Lady Gaga) wouldn’t give my writing a creativity boost, so I created my..
Writing About: An Interrogation
Posted on 07/23/2013 09:33:45 AM
For a mystery novel, or a story about murder, you may find that you need to write about an interrogation, as I had to.
Interrogations are meant to exploit a person’s weaknesses with dominance, control, and consequence. The goal of an interrogation is to always get a confession. To write..
Never Give Up
Posted on 07/11/2013 11:57:35 PM
One day I decided to quit…I quit my job, my relationship,my Spirituality… I wanted to quit my life.
I went to the woods to have one last talk with God, I said.Can you give me one good reason not to quit ?His answer surprised me…….
Look around, He said.Do you see the fern ..
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