Motivation: it can be the factor in your writing that determines how readers perceive your characters. Think of your favorite heroes. Now your favorite villains. Odds are if you thought about their character arcs, you also can figure out their motivation. Solid characters need something to drive them, even if they're secondary. Because if a … Continue reading Literary Music Lessons: Motivation and Norah Jones
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I love entertainment. Two of my favorite things in the world are Godzilla and the Alamo Drafthouse. They're like two people you know would be amazing together if you could just get them both in the same room. You see, many people are asking "Why isn't Godzilla: Resurgence being released in the US?" I don't have … Continue reading Tell the Alamo Drafthouse to #DraftGodzilla and get “Resurgence” in US Theaters
Many songs emulate an emotional feeling. There may be a story. However, not all songs incorporate actual dialogue, i.e. words exchanged by characters. Comedic rock duo Tenacious D created one of the most quotable songs of all time. And they did it while including hilarious dialogue. Is it the greatest song of all time? No, but … Continue reading Literary Music Lessons: Dialogue and Tenacious D
Search, it's the tactical way to get people to see your website, your blog. If you missed the first entry about Keywords, you can catch up on the first entry on the necessities of search by clicking here. The second element that you have to understand about search is crawling. It's getting into technical terminology. … Continue reading NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CRAWLING
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Last year was my first at Denver Comic Con as an attendee, this year I'll be there as a panelist, moderator and to mark the official release of The Writer's Conquest: Establish a Brand. ALL WEEKEND you'll be able to find me in Author's Alley. I won't be far from the Umbrella Corps or Xfinity areas. … Continue reading Denver Comic Con Schedule