Characters. Writing. Detective. Surprises. Suspense. Weaknesses. Enjoyable. Pace. Depth. Yes.
True. Crime. Architecture. Period. Feel. Murder. Mayhem. Progress. Congruent. Yes.
Fiction. Fishing. Change. Discovery. Strength. Solitude. Mystery. Cabin. Textured. Yes.
Dystopian. Space. Survival. Long. Intense. World. Writing. Characters. Complex. Yes.
The Current Isolationism In the half-light, I am most at home, my shadow as company. When I feel hot, I push a button to make it stop. I mean this stain on my mind I can’t get out. How human I seem. Like modern man, I traffic in extinction. I have a gift. Like anContinue reading “The Current Isolationism”
Immersive. Insightful. Writing. Atmosphere. Anecdotes. Feel. Place. Experiences. People. YES. Some books propel you forward, urging you to get to the next exciting thing, a sort of mad dash to the finish. When you finally get there you are spent and nearly exhausted by the experience.Continue reading “10 Word Review – Two Weeks in the Midday Sun: A Cannes Notebook (book)”
Disjointed. Beautiful. Parts. Voices. Worlds. Vision. Lives. Good. Evil. no.
Storytelling. Pace. Story. Characters. Mystery. Propelled. Clues. Fluff. Fun. Yes.
Writing. Story. Journey. Life. Epiphany. Grief. Memoir. Flaws. Kindnesses. Yes.
Funny. Meandering. Self-aggrandizing. Tips. Method. Simplifying. Niche. Quick. No.
Strange. Time. Choices. Writing. Chances. Snow. Relive. Characters. History. Yes.
Writing. Lyrical. Fairytale. World. Environments. Conversations. Magic. Pace. Compelling. Yes.
Mystery. History. Chase. Population. Dante. Transhumanism. Clues. Puzzle. Race. Yes.
Family. Tragedy. Images. Painful. Revealing. Story. Secrets. Discovery. Storytelling. Yes.
“If I saw you hitchhiking, I’d smile and return your thumb’s up, just for you doing such a great job of being a positive roadside influence.” ― Jarod Kintz Being positive, having a positive attitude, looking at things with a glass half full changes everything about your day and your life. A person can lookContinue reading “Words to Live By (Part 5)”
Disturbing. Characters. Condition. Human. Electricity. Guitar. Layered. Something. Happened. Yes.
Concept. Timelines. Mystery. Dialogue. Characters. Pace. Perspective. Clunky. House. yes.
Complicated. Writing. Account. Strange. Mystery. Unsettling. Creepy. Interesting. Sluggish. yes.
Apocalyptic. Intermingled. Airport. Characters. Wandering. Surface. OK. Actors. Comic. yes.
Perspective. Character. Writing. Compelling. Story. Atmosphere. Humor. Great. Adventure. YES.
Concept. Crazy. Enjoyable. Zombies. Dystopian. Pace. Guilty. Pleasure. POV. Yes.
Premise. Fantasy. Story. Characters. Absorbing. Pace. Unique. Magic. Yes.
Sweet. Quiet. Meaningful. Sincere. Simple. Beautiful. Poignant. Wonderful. Human. Yes.
You know, I do believe in magic. I was born and raised in a magic time, in a magic town, among magicians. Oh, most everybody else didn’t realize we lived in that web of magic, connected by silver filaments of chance and circumstance. But I knew it all along. When I was twelve years old,Continue reading “Seeing Magic in Motes of Dust”
Desolate. Intense. Horrors. Survival. Love. Perseverance. Purity. Ash. Story. Yes.