A Theme-y Meaning

What is the meaning behind the words? What's the moral of the story? You know, the theme - what does it all mean? Which theme is in all the stories? Can I answer that? Do I really know? If I don't, apparently it means I won't be able to market myself - An Author is … Continue reading A Theme-y Meaning

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It’s not cheap, and it’s not easy …

In fact, it's hard work, dedication, and a whip might help. What the hell am I talking about? My role is to tell stories, to write, to produce something that will transport the reader somewhere else, or into someone else for a period of time. I love reading, do it all the time, and it's … Continue reading It’s not cheap, and it’s not easy …

Scene 5 – The Old Woman & the Mad Horse

WattPad  (for the first Act, draft) “I’ll try that,” Hella said. “He did respond to the pinafore I had on last night, and there might be some other clothes here, so I’ll see what I can find — he won’t let me too close, so the brush idea isn’t a good one.” She paused, put a … Continue reading Scene 5 – The Old Woman & the Mad Horse

A ‘Borrowed’ Thought …

Anytime you feel bad about procrastinating, recall that Mozart composed the overture to Don Giovanni the morning of the day the opera premiered. It's the thought of the day from bluebirdofbitterness, (and the music is great, too!). I am in the middle of a busy period of procrastination. The story about the old lady and the mad … Continue reading A ‘Borrowed’ Thought …