Category Archives: Books and Magazines

Creating Good Characters – Personality (Dominance)

I’ve found business help books are helpful in creating memorable characters, especially books that deal with personal interactions. Over the next few weeks, I’ll highlight a few things I’ve learned recently from personal research and from an ebook I got … Continue reading

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Building Good Characters – Personality (Intro)

There are tons of articles and other resources out there to help writers create realistic characters, but I’ve found some of the most helpful information comes from sources created for real people in real life situations.  And there is nothing … Continue reading

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New Book Covers

There’s a really cool write up over at the Eschatologist comparing the original and new release covers Left Behind and its sequels. If you are unfamiliar with the LB series (and a few movies of questionable quality), it is an … Continue reading

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Deists Ushered in the Modern World

I’ve written before on the topic that faith and science can co-exist and compliment one another. There are some truths science is ill-equipped to discover that faith can illuminate and vice-versa.  As a Christ-follower I have no problem embracing either to find … Continue reading

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Free Stuff for E-Readers

Fox News had a fair and balanced article last week about where to find free content for your Kindle or other e-reader.  Most of their suggestions are commonly known, but one big development in the works  was news to me. … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds

Just wanted to give a little shout out for my friend Scott Pollak, who has recently released an audiobook narration  of HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds on Audible.com.  There are so many pluses with this, I don’t know where … Continue reading

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Thinking About the Future of Publishing

Technology Review recently published a very interesting article on the Four Principles for Crafting Your Innovation Strategy.  Using the home movie rental business as a case study, TR shows how companies like Blockbuster are suffering due to their lack of … Continue reading

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Links to Old Posts

I got to thinking how new readers might like to look at old posts of mine.  Yeah, I know… yet it’s possible! But that brought up a bit of a challenge.  Either I’ll have to leave my old blog up, … Continue reading

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