Were-animals have always held a fascination for people, in stories and legends. In the areas where there are mostly jungles, there are stories of were-tigers/lions/panthers. The fact that there could be humans that could turn into animals has long been a basis of folktales and myths. One of the first books about werewolves, The Book … More Freaky Friday – Werewolves
Why werewolves? Let’s start with the question: Why wolves? I’ve always loved dogs, the result of man domesticating the first wolves and then “re-engineering” them to his liking—to all sizes and shapes. We have a dog, a lovely hound who seems to be part coon and part beagle and who is as far from the … More Freaky Friday – A Repeat Post about Wolves and Werewolves
I know. I know. I missed Mitzi Monday. But I thought Serious Saturday had given everyone enough about me for a couple of days. So here I am…writing about ME!! Or rather something I’ve done. Look to the left of this post and you will see the cover (clicking will take you directly to the Amazon … More Writer Wednesday….I missed Mitzi Monday
“Who’s afraid of The Big Bad Wolf?” “I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down.” “My, Grandma, what big teeth you have…” “All the better to eat you with…” We grew up with these tales of wolves. But are wolves really bad-actors? Humans have always feared the wolf, a large predator. At 100 … More About Wolves….
Where do you get your ideas? Every writer has heard that question, usually asked by a non-writer. I get my ideas from everywhere and every where. The ideas are right there in front of me. In the newspaper. On a television program. In a movie. Something will trigger a “What if–?” in my brain and … More Where Do You Get Your Ideas?
Right now I’m out here all by myself, doing The Next Big Thing blog today because I love Shannon Delany (www.shannondelany.com) the author of the Thirteen to Life series. Because it’s the holiday season and everyone is up to their eyeballs in wrapping paper and cookies, I couldn’t find anyone to help me. However, I … More The Next Big Thing