The Role of the Artist

Mother Teresa of Calcutta once said: “I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing.” Her statements are here echoed in more depth, through the article linked below. May it be not only an inspiration but a comfort to you, readers: Divine Mercy and the Role of the … Continue reading The Role of the Artist

Review – Battle Shell: The Time Capsule and Vengeance

The reviews are coming, readers. Slowly, but they are coming! Today’s subject is a webcomic titled Barrel Shell, written by the aptly named SuperPencilMan. Available free on http://www.webtoons.com, the description reads thus: On a world much like our own, a great empire ruled over the lands below them in massive flying cities. Then, a cataclysm … Continue reading Review – Battle Shell: The Time Capsule and Vengeance

Reposted: Suffering Writers Don’t Need More Optimism, They Need More Opportunities to Strengthen Others

Check out this fascinating article, readers: Suffering Writers Don’t Need More Optimism, They Need More Opportunities to Strengthen Others November 11, 2021 Lori Z. Scott Editor’s Note: This article is the fourth installment in our five-part series on renewing storytellers’ souls. To learn why we’re doing this series and how we’re approaching the topics, read … Continue reading Reposted: Suffering Writers Don’t Need More Optimism, They Need More Opportunities to Strengthen Others

Reposted: 3 Lessons from Writing A Female Protagonist

Take a look at this excellent piece by author Kai Wai Cheah, readers: 3 Lessons from Writing A Female Protagonist Babylon Red was my first attempt at writing a novel-length work anchored by a female protagonist. Unlike other modern fiction, I sought to write a female character, not a man with breasts. She had to think, talk, act … Continue reading Reposted: 3 Lessons from Writing A Female Protagonist

Reposted: 6 Tips for Writing Grief Realistically

Take a look at this fascinating piece, readers: 6 Tips for Writing Grief Realistically By Rachel Evans   “The hero sobbed piteously over the corpse of her mentor, swearing to avenge him. After an hour of weeping, she wiped her eyes and returned to saving the world, setting her sadness aside until needed again at … Continue reading Reposted: 6 Tips for Writing Grief Realistically

Reposted: 4 Factors to Consider Before Including Physical Manifestations of God in Fiction

Enjoy this thoughtful piece by R. J. Sheffler, readers: Factors to Consider Before Including Physical Manifestations of God in Fiction The divine is an elusive subject to capture, yet humans have been fascinated with it since the beginning of time, exploring it through poetry, stories, music, art, and various other mediums. Whether God shows up … Continue reading Reposted: 4 Factors to Consider Before Including Physical Manifestations of God in Fiction