Writerly Sound Bites, Number 5: Character Progression – Which Archetype Are You Using?

Last week we discussed “shock and awe” events in three popular serials. These events were supposedly meant for character development, but they only succeed in destroying said characters, along with the canon and continuity of the franchise. However, one has to wonder just why the actions forced on the characters mentioned in the previous post … Continue reading Writerly Sound Bites, Number 5: Character Progression – Which Archetype Are You Using?

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: Tired Writers Don’t Need More Sleep, They Need More Spiritual Rest

Sorry I haven't been posting properly here, readers. It's been busy! Hopefully I'll be back in a bit - I have some good ideas 😉 - but right now I'm going to have to ask you to bear with me a little longer. Things are jumping on this side of Song, so I have a … Continue reading Reposted: Tired Writers Don’t Need More Sleep, They Need More Spiritual Rest

Ruminating on Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

Take a look at this fantastic article, readers: Jellybeans, Marriage and Objective Truth October 6, 2021 "Men have forgotten God; that's why all this has happened." Jelly Beans There was a time when the majority of people believed in objective standards. That is not to say they agreed on everything, they didn't. Bu they did … Continue reading Ruminating on Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

Modern Art for a Modern Martyr

Learn more through the link below, readers:   Artist Neilson Carlin explains masterful new icon of Vietnamese martyr J-P Mauro - published on 05/16/21 Carlin expressed how the stories of the martyrs "haunt" him and inspire his faith and art. The Catholic artistic tradition is filled with masterpieces from the greatest painters mankind has to offer. These masters … Continue reading Modern Art for a Modern Martyr