Monthly Archives: January 2011

Guest Blog: Exploring the Hero’s Forest

    Speaking of taking a journey—   This week I’m over at the Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal Chapter’s blog discussing the character of Jake Sully from the 2009 blockbuster film, Avatar.           Thanks, FFnP for the … Continue reading

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Anticipating the End

  …an admittedly odd way to begin a journey.   Let’s be perfectly clear about one thing. Marie Antoinette, whatever her other faults might have been, at no time said, “Let them eat cake.”   Unfortunately for the late Queen … Continue reading

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A Major Turning Point

  In story writing parlance, a turning point—as opposed to a plain plot point—is an event that twists the story in an entirely new and unanticipated direction.   For me, a new year signals such a turning point—a chance for … Continue reading

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