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Last weekend I attended the Arkansas SCWBI Fall Retreat. Editor, Alex Arnold, did presentations on publishing trends and plotting. I learned things I didn’t know that I didn’t know. Yay! Nuns fed us great “homemade” meals, so we could focus on the task at hand: the craft of writing! I met some amazing writers and … Continue reading »
Last week I drove several hours to attend a book signing in Memphis and met three celebrities. Okay, they were authors, but authors are celebrities to me. They were in Memphis for the Unbreakable book tour for Kami Garcia’s new book. She invited other authors to join her at each stop on her tour. How … Continue reading »
We all pick favorites. Today I want to talk about characters. Who are some of your favorite characters and why? There are so many characters I love; it’s difficult to choose just one. So here are several characters I like. Tyrion Lannister from George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of … Continue reading »
This is a good year for science fiction and fantasy. This summer Unfettered, an epic anthology of scifi and fantasy short stories by over 20 authors will be released. If you haven’t gotten your copy, I think there are a few of the hardback trade editions still available at grimoakpress.com. Terry Brooks will release his … Continue reading »
On May 1st I attended a workshop by Margaret Stohl about “Truth in Fiction.” She is the co-author of Beautiful Creatures and has a new book, ICONS, coming out this month. People always say, write what you know. But when you write fiction, especially science fiction and fantasy, what you know may have little to do … Continue reading »
As I’m sure you can tell from this blog title, I’m back from DragonCon. It was not quite what I had expected. I went to an anime convention in Dallas while I was in college. I was expecting it to be more like that experience. I knew DragonCon was a much larger convention, but I … Continue reading »
The Walk To PneumaA journey of wonder, inspiration & passion.
There are many definitions for pneuma; everything from breath to wind to soul. This blog is much like that. This is a place where I will explore the things I am passionate about. One week I might write about a tv show; the next, a hobby. We both may be surprised by the journey. Perhaps, even, our eyes will open to new or forgotten wonders just steps away.
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