“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton Chekhov “Literature offers feelings for which we do not have to pay.” Janet Burroway Vivid writing makes use of imagery, description and sense feelings to show, not tell. When the writer immerses into the scene in a deep […]
The Writers Book Club read for July 18 is City of Women by David R. Gilham. As a trained screenwriter, Mr. Gilham says he thinks in scenes. Come prepared to discuss the scenes you found most powerful, touching, aggravating or whatever other emotion/s it provoked in you. We will examine these in terms of setting, […]
So it’s a Silver Linings month! Book, movie, script. Our next book club will meet on June 20th at 7pm in the 2nd floor reading room at HR library. We’re reading the book “Silver Linings Playbook.” If you know about Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheets, please beat out a copy of the book for yourself. This […]
Multiple books are all the rage these days. Ever wondered what the difference is between a stand-alone, series, serial, trilogy, and saga? Join us Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 7:00 pm for the Writer’s Book Club where we will go into detail the difference between the four. We will look at what defines a series […]
I’m writing a multiple viewpoint thriller. One of the braids of narrative takes place in The Light, that place where Angels go when they’re not hanging around us humans, battling the dark and meddling in our world. One of the tools I often use whether I’m writing an otherworldly novel or a literary short story […]
Join us for a discussion about suspense in Dan Wells’ The Hollow City. March 21, 2013 at the Highlands Ranch Library at 7:00 pm. We’ll talk about the unreliable narrator and how his delusions have just enough reality to pull you through the book.