Too Tough to Die – Or Take Orders

War brings out the best and the worst in mankind, it seems. If you liked Sabaton’s newest song, “The Unkillable Soldier,” then you should enjoy the exploits of one Léo Major as well, readers. Click the link to learn more about this man’s amazing achievements! How Léo Major Single-Handedly Liberated A Dutch City From The … Continue reading Too Tough to Die – Or Take Orders

Writerly Sound Bites, Number 8: Character Progression – How Characters Broken by Trauma Recover and Rebuild, Part 2

Part one of this mini-series within the Writerly Sound Bites series focused on characters who suffered abuse in childhood that affected them in a variety of ways. But that meant the topic was limited to the most vulnerable among us: children. Children are incapable of defending themselves and are thus dependent almost entirely on adults … Continue reading Writerly Sound Bites, Number 8: Character Progression – How Characters Broken by Trauma Recover and Rebuild, Part 2

No Chestnuts Roasting Here, But There Is a Call to “Open Fire!”

If you remember the Sabaton* song “Screaming Eagles” but do not know the story behind it, this article should give you some insight, readers. Click the link to learn more about this account of the brave men who fought in World War II one Christmas season! ‘Nuts!’ US troops thwarted Hitler’s last gamble 75 years … Continue reading No Chestnuts Roasting Here, But There Is a Call to “Open Fire!”