Tag Archives: Creativity

Old Man Winter Blows

Winter is the bane of my existence. I know, I know. I’m living in the wrong place to have the right to complain, but anyone would be fed up with winter after months of shoveling, snow blowing, windshield scraping, and … Continue reading

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That’ll leave a mark

While story and character ideas often pop into my head, usually at the most inopportune moments, they never arrive complete.  They are just images and half-formed ideas, things I have to think about for a while before they are ready … Continue reading

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We’re experiencing technical difficulties

Where’s the voice over and the colored bars when you need them? Last week, I wrote about character naming.  This week, due to a small technical difficulty, I will be writing about character creation.  The technical difficulty that started this … Continue reading

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What’s your name?

When writing any story, one of the hardest things for me to do is name my characters.  I can tell you their life story, fears, motivations, and where they will be at the end of the story, but I can’t … Continue reading

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