|Mar 2, 2012||
How do you create the perfect antagonist for a story?
An antagonist represents the opposition of the protagonist. Monstrous creatures, dark lords, and aristocratic leaders, who hunt down and control living beings of all kinds to feel powerful, make...
|Mar 7, 2012||
Standing Out Among the Crowd
How hard is it for an author to stand out in today’s competitive book market? Why has it become so difficult to promote stories featuring diverse characters in the book world? How can...
|Mar 12, 2012||
A Style of the Irish: Sean-nós Singing
Irish songs were created to forget troubles, to be at peace during hardship and times of famine, to express love, to bring relief from grief, and to honor the loss of loved ones by death or...
|Mar 15, 2012||
How do you balance writing and blogging?
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with life's responsibilties? Whether it's having to juggle raising a family, a day job, and other activities. Soon we find ourselves feeling frustrated,...
|Mar 21, 2012||
Cultural Censorship in America: Don't Read This!
"Censorship" derives from the Latin word, cēnseō, ...
|Mar 26, 2012||
The Shins: The Rifle's Spiral
The Shins, an American Indie rock band, had their beginnings in 1996 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and are now based in Portland, Oregon. Today the band consists of musician and vocalist James...
|Mar 30, 2012||
Are you tough enough to handle criticism?
Writers can be sensitive to criticism because they bare their souls in their writing. Often writers feel vulnerable when others read their words. Writers hope that readers will fall in love with...