I love a good monster of the week, I don’t care what anybody says.
I wish I could revise my thoughts. But I can’t. So here’s what they were, and what they are.
It took me a million tries to write a complete first draft. Now the third draft is done and polished.
Wherein I talk about finishing my first novel
THIS IS A REVIEW OF SUPERNATURAL 11.18 AND THERE WILL BE SPOILERS. LOTS.
The macabre. The unexplained. The supernatural. The otherworldly. These are the things I live for.
“Adelaide get over here!” He whisper-shouted across the backyard. She exhaled, releasing the arrow with the breath. “Daaad,” she said, turning as the arrow sailed past its mark and stuck into the back of the neighbor’s shed. “Do you have to do that?” She tossed the bow to him, dropping the quiver at his feet. […]
I’ve had big love for big heroes for most of my life. Last year, on superhero day, I realized my favorite superhero was no longer Spiderman. I’ve had many favorites, but a new hero has taken over my heart. Dean Winchester, in his imperfection, is the very definition of flawed hero. Following in the footsteps […]
Hello, and welcome to Modifier Monday*, brave souls. Under fire today are adverbs, one of my favorite parts of speech to mercilessly bash. Heh heh. Let’s begin with a quote from the master of suspense, Stephen King, from his book “On Writing”. “The adverb is not your friend.” And, “The road to hell is paved […]
Thought verbs. What are they? I first came across that term in an essay written by Chuck Palahniuk, which I’ll be quoting. I’d like to begin the first Thought Verb Thursday* with a discussion of what they are. Next week we can dive into each one and discuss how to rid them from our writing, as […]