Flash Writing Challenge: Why I Write

I've written plenty of posts about why I write. However, Chuck Wendig recently posed a Flash Fiction Challenge, not for fiction but fact with the question: I’m asking for a 1000 word essay (meaning, blog post). And I want it on this subject: WHY I WRITE. And though Chuck gave a deadline of July 31st, [...]

Real Life Fictional Characters

Real Life Fictional Characters

The world is awash with characters, both real and fictional. We love them, hate them, love to hate them and hate to love them. Ask someone who their favourite character is and they'll either know it instantly or be compelled to rattle off a Top 5. And when they do I'm willing to bet they'll [...]