Tag Archive | perspective

Tell Me What You See; Show Me What You Got

Another Great Example of the Write Impression

This is a reblog. Tremendous thanks to Elenacaravela KATNISS Do book cover illustrations influence the way you envision a character before you read a book?  Does an actor cast as the character from your favorite book embody your idea of the character in a film?

Playlist Music of My Life, err, Week

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Playlist of the Week.” Prompt: Put together a playlist of five songs that represent your week. Praise: Loss: Perspective: Support: Work: Bonus:

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

That moment when a song comes on the radio and different scenes from your book flash through your mind. That moment when you get a great idea in the shower.

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

Meaningful Little Acts

In any relationship (real or not real), the small things can mean so much. A handwritten note left in their purse, wallet, or book bag. A prayer and active faith. A smile. A hug. A look. A good morning / night text. A simple “hey” to show you’re thinking of them. A listening ear, focused […]

Stimulating My Creativity

Stimulating My Creativity

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Time Capsule.” What would you put in this year’s time capsule to channel the essence of our current moment for future generations? I would put a number of things, including all the books that I could fit in there (with pressed flower bookmarks), paintings, different maps, clothes, toothbrushes, […]

Love Triangles and Vs: Hate ‘Em or Love ‘Em, They’re Still an Obsession

Love Triangles and Vs: Hate ‘Em or Love ‘Em, They’re Still an Obsession

Love triangles and love Vs come in all sizes and colors. Some are sloppy and generic, while others are painfully inquisitive of the human condition. Let me backtrack and use the good ol’ ABCs to explain. When A likes B, but B likes C, and C likes A…that’s a love triangle (and it can get […]

Oh, I Wish You Would Look At Me Like That

Oh, I Wish You Would Look At Me Like That

One topic that stuck out from my Multicultural psych course was identity, or more specifically, the combination of social identities within one individual (i.e., intersectionality; Cole, 2009).

Main vs Secondary Characters

Main vs Secondary Characters

Is it worse to do or to watch? To get involved or wait for your loved one to come back alive? To do harm or allow it? To win or lose? To have responsibility or be treated as if you don’t matter? Play with these dynamics as you write. Main characters in effective stories aren’t the […]