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December 16, 2018

Turn the tablesPhrase: To reverse one’s position relative to someone else by turning a position of disadvantage into one of advantage; to cause a complete reversal of the state of affairs.

– Oxford English Dictionary

There’s nothing like a good dramatic turn of event...

October 20, 2018

“Art lives from constraints and dies from freedom.”

- Leonardo da Vinci

This da Vinci quote seems counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? Freedom of expression is intertwined in the DNA of “art” at the most basic level, and the very definition of freedom includes the absence of r...

September 25, 2018

In order to tell a story effectively a writer must make the reader feel he or she is part of a scene as it unfolds. Done properly, the reader will experience the mood, tone, and aesthetics of the narrative right alongside the characters. More often than not this is a d...

September 6, 2018

So it's post Labor Day. I'm not wearing white and I'm not going back to school. I am, however, reflecting on my summer 2018 promotional tour, and I thought I'd take the occasion of the changing seasons to show a little gratitude.

It's been a fun summer schedule with a l...

August 28, 2018

Inspiration for writing can come from any quarter and any angle. When you least expect it a mundane event in your day or an interesting exchange you hear at work might spark an idea for a story, or perhaps just a scene in a yet-to-be fleshed out story. Hey, take it how...

August 25, 2018

New website launch day. I suppose this is the first day of the rest of my blog life as well. Moving forward I plan to post not just about writing but other aspects of storytelling too, like films I love, music, and cultural events that tie into all of the above....

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