Tag Archives: Writing

The Reality of an Author

Writing a book is at the top of the list of goals for many of us. We believe our unique thoughts, ideas, and experience will entertain, inform, or persuade an audience. And just maybe, we can make some money in the process. The basic principle in writing is to write what we know. I’ve published […]

The Little Mermaid’s Quest for a Soul

Writers are reminded to write what we know. And we really can’t avoid that. Even in the most fantastical tale, who we are ekes through. Hans Christian Andersen’s faith was ingrained in him, and therefore, his writing. References of Christianity is sprinkled throughout his emotional tales. His version of The Little Mermaid has numerous religious […]

From Concept to Print

When asked how long it took me to write a specific book, I answer something like, “Two years and a lifetime.” The quantity of time in such a project is not measurable. So much of who I am, what I’ve learned, and my personal experiences contribute toward every work. It’s not unusual for me to contemplate a […]