by Carol Brennan King Poem 2 in a series Can you feel it? the rumble of the black steel monster gulping clean air exhaling fire and sparks air too hot to breathe. Can you feel it? the air shimmering in hot waves burning your face as it passes by this thing, that shakes the earth…Read more No writing lessons here: just a bit of the feels from a recent walk: October 24, 2022
“We need to be thinking seriously about moving,” floated into the air like static on the phone during a storm. Does that help you understand how I felt about the idea? I confess my first thought was, “I hate moving.” My second thought was, “It is sooooo much work.” Don’t leave now. It is going to get better.
o. Don’t be afraid of the Bible. Or any other book with new ideas or words. Read closely, with discernment. Look the words up. See how those words are used and what they mean. Don’t be afraid of what you might find out. Be freed to discover the truth of God’s love story.
You must build tension. Things must happen to and involving your key characters that put them at risk. The longer you can make that tension last or build new reasons for tension, the more un-put-downable will your story be.
January 29, 2022 from the desk of Carol Brennan King Long time, no ??? See doesn’t work, or maybe it does. It has been a log time since you have seen me here. That does not mean that I have stopped caring about our writing community. I have been taking classes – the most recent…Read more Classes Start This Week
January 1, 2022 by Carol Brennan King Well, I don't know about you, but this last year has been a humdinger. I thought 2020 was a dilly, but for me personally, this last year has been a year of greater challenges (you can all understand that), but it has also been a year of growth.…Read more Happy New Year (‘s resolutions)!
December 24, 2021 Carol Brennan King First, we have had our vaccine shots, all three of them. Secondly, the news is full of notes about how this thing, this virus, is way worse for those who have underlying conditions, like respiratory or autoimmune disorders, and more. But those two affect my family. So how do…Read more Covid and Me…and God: “Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”