Focus Fox says: Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. Judge a writer by his written words rather than by his spoken words. What Voltaire might have said if he was talking about writers.
Genre: Post Apocalyptic Romance Working title: Viking and the Vindicator The realization that everything was different didn't hit Molly Malone at a normal time. It didn't hit when the super bugs killed billions of people, or even when the world economy collapsed, not even when her own husband succumbed to an illness caught while searching … Continue reading Cheater Story: Viking and the Vindicator
Focus Fox says: Plot is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced by your hero. What Soren Kierkegaard might have said if he was talking about story
I have an issue with cheater stories. If I'm walking the dog or waiting in line or not writing, I'm generally daydreaming. And instead of using that time productively and thinking about my current WIP, I come up with new ideas. Silly brain. So, I decided I might as well harness my wandering focus and … Continue reading Cheater Story: New
Focus Fox says: I have not failed to write a novel. I've just found 10,000 words that won't work. What Thomas A. Edison would have said if he was talking about writers
I read to my young kids and think that many of the younger kids' books have a rhythm to them just like a song. Maybe it's the repetition. If they love a book we might read it a hundred times before they are sick of it. These books become those songs I can't get out … Continue reading Kids books and music
Focus Fox says: The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first word in an opening sentence. What Lao Tzu might have said if he was talking about writers
Ashes Motes drifting in the ether floating on the wind of possibility the result of fire and destruction an old idea stripped to essentials the end is the beginning ashes become nourishment feeding something new feeding something different hope made real by the sacrifice to fire