Pick the right philosophy to solve your problems. The one you keep repeating might not work.
In fictional or real worlds, anytime a governing body has absolute rule, innocents suffer and die. The more innocents suffering and dying, the worse a civilization you have. In fact, that is the true measure of a moral government and/or civilization. Do they see the deaths of innocents as a “necessary evil” to bring about change?Continue reading “What makes a corrupt civilization?”
The following tips were helpful in writing my query: No longer than 1 page, 12 pt. font, double-spaced (most agents/editors want this length). Keep the overview/hook under 200 words. Don’t include the ending. Do include the fun, the feel, the tone, and the unique voice. State specific reasons why you are sending to this particularContinue reading “Useful Query Tips”
I haven’t sent it yet, (I still have that synopsis to write), but this went through 25 drafts with reviews from fellow friends and writers (at least the Hook/story overview section). If you have any suggestions, feel free to comment. I just don’t think there are enough example queries out there. I’ll post an updatedContinue reading “My Query Letter”
ALERT! If you have Microsoft OneDrive, they just announced some rude changes. And if you don’t prepare, Microsoft may DELETE YOUR FILES. “If after 1 year you fail to take action, your content may be deleted.” First off, free accounts are being reduced from 15GB to 5GB. They say on their FAQ: But they alsoContinue reading “Microsoft OneDrive users: get out or upgrade before they delete your files!”
In talking about buying Pizza on the Sabbath (a friend at work had to do that today in order to feed a family gathering on Sunday, their kitchen was a mess because it was being remodeled), I said “It’s spirit food!” Pizza’s OK to buy on Sunday cause it’s holy. Right? Right? Bueller? Then I thought,Continue reading “Pizza Magic”