“When there is kindness, there is goodness. When there is goodness, there is magic.” Cinderella (2015) When an old film is given a makeover, audiences always hope that the new version will be even more breathtaking – more magical – than the last… and with Disney’s March 2015 release of Cinderella, audiences were not […]Read more "3 Lessons from “Cinderella”"
“A falling star!” Excitement filled Jin’s voice as he pointed at the midnight sky. His two young companions lay beside him in the grass, gazing at the glittering stars overhead. “Hurry – we must make a wish,” Hui whispered reverently. The friends closed their eyes. “I wish for the strength of a thousand men,” Jian […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Price of a Wish”"
There are literally millions of theories floating around about what ingredients make up good writing. Few, however, have been around as long as the “Six Elements of Good Drama” found in Aristotle’s Poetics. Second only to plot, Aristotle proposes that the most important element of a good story is its character, or that invisible […]Read more "Does Your Writing Have Character?"
Young. Idealistic. Courageous. Strong. I grew up on a steady diet of Star Wars films and novels, and from the day we first met, Luke Skywalker was my kind of hero. And something tells me I wasn’t alone. Just a few decades ago, what boy in their right mind didn’t dream of soaring to unknown […]Read more "Missing Luke Skywalker…"