Writers receive a great deal of rejection in life. All writers are convinced their stories are the cotton candy of carnival desires. That their stories are so savory and sweet that they melt on your tongue when devoured. And why … Continue reading How do writers cope with rejection?
Today’s musical writing prompt is a real treat. It comes from Kaleida, who I’ve only recently discovered, and who have some amazing music. I discovered them through Keanu Reeves’ recent flick John Wick. They had a song, titled “Think”, used … Continue reading Musical Writing Prompt #8
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When will the walls come tumbling down? When will my smile fade and leave a frown? How can I face the same enemy? The fear that’s left inside of me. You think you know, but it’s not true. The lies I give bleed me through. When can I stop and own up to me? When will the truth set me free? I will always be marked by guilt, The very foundation that He built. I will remain here, in a frozen state. Waiting for someone to help my fate. Continue reading Hiding
Sometimes inspiration can come from weird places. Or sometimes you’re trying to find the right mood or groove for a certain scene in a book. And sometimes that can take us off the beaten path. So, for today, the music … Continue reading Musical Writing Prompt #7
I’ve been neglecting my Musical Writing Prompt duties lately, but I will try to get back on that. And so I will give you #6 in the series this week. This week film composer James Horner died flying an airplane. … Continue reading Musical Writing Prompt #6 (Farewell James Horner)
So, a buddy of mine and I are working on a web series. Early stages. And I was going nuts, because I couldn’t think of a good title. So I wrote down the few, very bad, ideas that I had and moved on. An hour or so later, I went in search of a song. I wanted a song, something one of the characters could connect with in some way. And then, I found Solitude by Billie Holiday. And I think I may have found both a theme song and a title. At least now I know I’m headed in … Continue reading In her solitude, I found what I was looking for
For a limited time, until May 1, you can get an eBook copy of Fatal Flaws at Smashwords for FREE. Use this code on checkout: QW65S Fatal Flaws is the first in a series of collaborative novels among myself and … Continue reading Get eBook of Fatal Flaws FREE for limited time