Characters are at the heart of the best stories.
Whether it’s a television show or a novel, without good characters, readers won’t care about the fascinating world or the intricate plot a writer creates. Crafting a protagonist readers will love, or an antagonist that we love to hate,
All that comes with the season, is better than I remembered. I shall miss it when it’s over. For years I cursed the winter, I never knew it could actually be so warm.
For Christmas I received a little fictional bon bon for the discerning literary palate. As my friend pointed out, Griffin and Sabine by Nick Bantock is a trilogy of strange and delightful images, and a story-line with a mystery.
Laypeople often don’t understand the labor that goes into writing. As I’ve said before, writers are not born they are self-made. Today, I thought I’d give you a glimpse into what famous writers did for a living before they made their literary mark.
When I came across this I thought not only of the Princess of Monaco but of the Princess of Wands, part open and vulnerable but also stoking the flames of justice ready to defend herself.
When I use to give myself readings, I often pulled this card. It indicated I had broken through habitual limitations and restrictions, freeing my power to be used constructively.
Back in 1907 French playwright Georges Feydeau wrote a masterpiece in A Flea in her Ear. But like any quality production a century has not made it go stale. Primarily because the theme is so French and when you add humor to the mix you get inventiveness.