What’s It About?!

Sam, This piece of advice may need to go without being said, but I’ll talk about it anyway. It deals with that simple question in the title. To most non-writer/non-artists, asking “What’s it about?!” may seem like the natural way of expressing interest in whatever the artists is doing. This may be true in concept….

A Sense of Place

Sam, This post will be a summary of my experience at the third annual Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference. A more detailed account of what I gained and left Brevard College with will be found on the page with the conference namesake. Come here to read more. When I applied to this conference, I knew…

Women As Characters Not Tools

Sam, I’m happy to say in my lifetime there has been an increase in the awareness of gender in story, and how both of them can play each other’s “traditional” roles as well as their own. There are still some kinks to be worked out that can only be solved in time with the generations. I,…

Can Writers have a God Complex?

Sam, I thought of a notion that writers, any artist really, could envision their characters becoming self aware. Characters who realized there is this being above the page that fished them out of their imagination and decided they were worthy spending countless hours of editing and devotion to create. The question can be expanded to is…