Originally posted on Lindagodfrey's Blog:
Image by Linda Godfrey copyright 2017 all rights reserved About eight years ago I did something I always try very hard not to do: I lost a file on a possible upright canine case alleging there were werewolves roaming the sewers of Minot, North Dakota. I remember having been intrigued…
Originally posted on Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group:
GLVWG’s Geoffrey Mehl, interviewed Michael Hauge, keynote speaker, special seminar and master class instructor for The GLVWG WriteStuff Writer’s Conference™, March 23-25, 2017 . Michael is a story and script consultant, author, and lecturer who works with writers and filmmakers on screenplays, novels, movies, and television projects. He has coached writers,…
When something bone-shaking and heartbreaking happens to you, something that punches you in your gut, something that makes you feel like you’re seasick on dry land…sometimes you wake up the next morning and briefly, very briefly, you think that all is well…nothing has changed. And then the truth comes creeping in, slyly and … More
I grew up in the 1950s and 60s in a home where the “N-word” was used routinely. My father was afraid of the Civil Rights movement and he was very vocal about it. “I will not cut N___ hair” was his mantra. He also drank, going to a bar almost every night after the … More Giving Up Hate
I mean what really scares you? I wasn’t afraid of David S. Pumpkin; I loved it. The SNL skit is funny because there are some things we expect to scare us and when expectation is not met, like with David S. Pumpkins, we want to know why. When I was a kid, it was being … More What Scares You?
I didn’t get to college in 1965 after graduating high school, instead, I went to nursing school. My parents (actually my father) had told me that there wasn’t enough money for my college education and I shouldn’t even apply. Anyone who knows me knows that I never wanted to be a nurse. When I first … More One Small Thing Omitted
I just said to my husband that I was a “nasty woman” after I responded to something he had done or wouldn’t do or didn’t recognize that he had to do. And he answered me, “Yes, you are.” And I smiled. “I’m right up there with Hillary Clinton. Thank you!” How does a woman, like … More Nasty Women of the World Unite!
Actually it can come any time between 2 and 4 AM, that time when I usually have to take my first (or sometimes second as I get older) nighttime trip to the bathroom. I groggily get up, stumble to the correct seat, do what I have to do, and stumble back to bed. Then I … More The 3 AM Crazy
The Republican candidate for President has openly criticized women about weight. His surrogate, Newt Gingrich, has done the same. Can somebody tell these awful men that they are grossly overweight, probably obese, and have no right to point a finger at any woman with the same problem? But that’s how this society works. I know. … More For Donald Trump
A wonderful blog….love their different voices and the information. The Wickeds We talked about antagonists last week. How about a true villain, the actual bad guy? Let’s again distinguish antagonists from villains, because the former doesn’t necessarily By King-Bee Films Corporation, via Wikimedia Commons include the latter. The Writer and Proud blog talks about villains who aren’t antagonists, but they … More Wicked Wednesday: How to Create a Villain