Flash Friday: Dragon Meets Girl

15th January, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Dragon Meets Girl

A noise pierced her thoughts, claws scrapping on rocks. Big claws. She pressed herself against the cave wall, peering uselessly into the black. A gust of warm air rushed down the passage, filling her nostrils with the scent of smoke and rotted flesh. She trembled, sinking to the floor in a little ball, wishing she could turn herself invisible. Read More

Dragon Con Panel: Strong Female Protagonists

2nd October, 2009 - Comments Off on Dragon Con Panel: Strong Female Protagonists

Strong Female Protagonists Chesya Burke, Janny Wurtz, Stacia Kane, Charlaine Harris, Laura Anne Gilman Key Points Story is about what is at stake She must have fears/vulnerabilities and must rise above them Learn, Recover, Move on Sexual power exists outside of sex Plot still happens in bed Write what the story needs Sex should change […] Read More

Dragon Con Panel: Frightening Folklore

28th September, 2009 - Comments Off on Dragon Con Panel: Frightening Folklore

Frightening Folklore Christopher Golden, Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Jonathan Maberry, Caitlin Kittredge, Mike Mignola Key Points Universal Monsters: Fundamental human fears Explanation for the unknown Keeping the balance Mythology: Mythology is a shared experience that connects us We are creating new mythology all the time We change history through storytelling Favorite Monster Sources: Japan Malaysia Vietnam […] Read More

Difficulty

23rd June, 2009 - Comments Off on Difficulty

I have gotten into the habit lately, of writing about my life, not so much with the fiction. I am finding it hard to stay focused on the story idea and let it flow. I want to know where it is going. I want to know what the story is. This never was a concern […] Read More