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The Balanced Hero: Brains + Guts = Survival

Betting those who visit my blog a lot saw this one coming because I usually end stuff like this talking about finding balance.  Just like in real life, your characters may naturally gravitate toward a middle ground.  They might be … Continue reading

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Blog Revisit: Time Is of the Essence

Originally posted on July 8, 2014.  Knew I wrote about this once before. One thing we always wish we had is more time.  In the day, in the week, in the year, in life, etc.  This runs amazingly true with … Continue reading

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Building a Balanced Afterlife

There are so many parts to creating a fictional afterlife that works for your world and it’s different for every person.  You really have to work for believability, consistency, and impact if you want to include this.  To be honest, … Continue reading

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Writing with Children

This is a rather common conversation for me: Me:  I didn’t get much writing done yesterday. Other Speaker We’ll Call Bob:  That’s what happens when you have kids. Me:  Why do you think my son is the reason? Bob:  Because … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle (Violent Video)

I probably picked the video because I saw a trailer for ‘Red 2’ and I loved the first one.  Love the look of the second because it looks like Helen Mirren gets more actions scenes than in the first one.  … Continue reading

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Attack of the Munchkin

This is really just going to be a simple question for any parents of young children who are also writers or simply work from home: How do you get stuff done when your kid is home, shows no signs of … Continue reading

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