Today’s post is dedicated to our men and women in uniform – both local heroes and those serving overseas. These real freedom fighters make life as we know it possible here in America. From the bottom of my heart… thank you. Super heroes are everywhere these days. Thanks to a little Hollywood magic, it has […]Read more "F – The Freedom Fighter Who Has Inspired Generations"
“I did it, Father… I chopped down your cherry tree.” Washington gazed with misty eyes at the place where his father’s beloved tree had once stood. Now it was but a lifeless stump, but it set his mind ablaze with memories. His wife laid a gentle hand on his shoulder. “They want you […]Read more "Friday Fictioneers – “Honest Path”"
A primary concern for most bloggers is gaining new followers, since this is often how we track the growth of our online presence. There are all sorts of techniques out there for accomplishing this… some of which are good and some of which are not. As a Christian writer and especially as a […]Read more "Gaining Followers with Integrity"
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?"
“The price of freedom is high…and it’s a price I’m willing to pay.” Steve Rogers – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014 release) Captain America – A Cut Above As far as Marvel super heroes go, Captain America stands a cut above the rest. Known for his patriotism and integrity, he fights for […]Read more "Captain America and the Need for “Winter Soldiers”"
“A very strong unity is usually a sign that the work may be art.” David Martin & Lee Jacobus – The Humanities Through the Arts, 8th ed. What elevates a work of art from the realm of the mediocre to a truly outstanding achievement? In a word: unity. If an artist can take all of […]Read more "U: Perceptible Unity – The Mark of Great Art…and Great Lives"