I am a firm believer that the characters in my books should treat each other with respect and kindness. It goes back to the fact that the hero of many romances can be a touch taciturn and a lot like an ass. Perhaps I am hoping to help humanity in this case. I am tired … Continue reading Fictional Friday: Why Does He Get the Girl?
Month: August 2018
Why is Character Description So Awkward?
“She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.” ― David Nicholls, One Day Often … Continue reading Why is Character Description So Awkward?
My First Poem: Haiku of Rectitude
Got Rectitude from my feed and Tales from the mind of Kristian No one could claim her She was full of rectitude But not in her dreams
Haunting Wilderness: An Excerpt
I am posting this for Singledust because she wished to see what a song could bring to life for me. Many of my novels come from songs and music. Music adds spice to my life and I appreciate all different kinds. This one came from Lindsey Sterling's Beyond the Veil. To give some context, this girl is … Continue reading Haunting Wilderness: An Excerpt
Random Acts of Kindness Award
I would like to thank Winnie over at Musings for nominating me for this award this week. Winnie was one of the first to welcome me to the new community and I love what this girl writes. If you haven't had a chance to check out her blog, I recommend it. She even takes a … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness Award
Spread the Joy Week Prompt From Singledust: A Warm Blanket
In response to Singledust's Spread the Joy Week: Go Dog Go Cafe : I work in a place that is terrifying. It is cold, sterile, bright, and noisy. In the dark of the night there are noises and beeping and sometimes even sounds of those suffering. Sleep is interrupted. Everything is uncomfortable including the bed underneath … Continue reading Spread the Joy Week Prompt From Singledust: A Warm Blanket
Fictional Friday: Man in the Moon
Below is the beginning of the first chapter of a book I started after an editor suggested I work on description of atmosphere and surroundings. Hope you like it friends! The moon was out brilliant and full. A white circle a quarter of the way up the sky shadowing all stars around it. It … Continue reading Fictional Friday: Man in the Moon
Hunting Down a Villain in the Grocery Store
"A figure sat there in thoughtful silence. Shrouded in darkness as he preferred, he thought about the recent activities of that company, and the meddling woman who was solving the trouble he was creating." - Twisted Lies, Bee 2016 I'm searching for a villain. Everywhere I look, everywhere I turn I am hoping to spot … Continue reading Hunting Down a Villain in the Grocery Store
Wednesday’s Off Topic: Gamer Talk Decoded
"Come on! I've been in game like five whole minutes. Give me a knife or something!" - The Law, Monster Hunter World Tutorial Lamentations In a few of my posts I've alluded to this other side of Bee. I'm a gamer. Oh yes friends! … Continue reading Wednesday’s Off Topic: Gamer Talk Decoded
Job Interviews Are Like Dating
So this afternoon I have my first job interview in over seven years. And I am going into this much like when I buy a car or go on a date. What? How are those related? Well, let's look at all those things we do when interviewing for a job. I am not sure how … Continue reading Job Interviews Are Like Dating