Due to “life” at the moment, I find myself (again) wondering what the meaning of life is all about. Everyone has a different concept and whilst there may be ways to “prove” and/or “disprove” certain theories, I believe no one truly knows the answer. One person bravely told me that I had chosen to return … Read moreWhat’s the Point…of Anything?
Scribe’s Message Board was originally created at the end of 2001, at another location to where it is now. There were three regular members (including myself) and a couple of dozen people who came and went over the better part of the first year. Back then, I knew virtually nothing about the craft of writing, … Read moreScribe’s Message Board to Close Down
Long ago, I remember saying that my approach to writing is like having stepping stones across a river in front of me. If I remained patient and persevered, I would find a safe crossing to the other side. In this case, the reward would be publication. I don’t know how long ago I said that, … Read moreStepping Stones of Writing
I must strengthen my writing and I believe I can start doing that by: Killing the passive voice! In life I am passive. In writing I am passive. I see the problem and must deal with it…if I want to succeed. Easier said than done! Here are some links to help me on my way: … Read moreStrengthening My Writing
The Sky Warden and the Sun by Sean Williams My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Sky Warden and the Sun by Sean Williams is the second book of The Change. The first book is called The Stone Mage and the Sea. This book sees Sal and Shilly continue their adventure. Their guardians have been … Read moreBook Review: The Sky Warden and the Sun
I’ve spent some time over the last 24 hours doing some house cleaning (ie website maintenance). I thought about updating the theme, but couldn’t find a template that I liked better than the one I’m using so I’ll stick with this one for now. Anyway, if you look closely, you’ll see that I have: 1. … Read moreMinor Website Changes
This month I have the pleasure of interviewing Kate Forsyth, author of several books, including The Puzzle Ring. Welcome, Kate. Please tell us a bit about your writing background. I wrote my first novel when I was only 7, and have been writing ever since. I don’t remember ever deciding I wanted to be a … Read moreAuthor Interview: Kate Forsyth
During the week, when I normally have little to no internet access, I found myself with a few minutes to spare and someone else’s computer to use. My website was offline (refer to My Domain Name Expired!) and I was feeling rather…cut off from the writing world. I guess this was the reason I typed … Read moreDifference between Protagonist, Antagonist and Contagonist