March 11, 2017

Stories real and bizzare

Stories have the potential to change the way in which we see the world. I came across a story in my news feed, Found here, that captured my imagination and was a pleasure to read.  The story tells of a beggar in England in the early 1800’s that told a fanciful story of a woman that said she was a foreigner from the Island of Javasu. Her story was found out but the her true story affected some of the listeners to the point that they helped her. It shows that while a made up story requires great details and lots of practice before they are told. Having the very best story is great but if you can’t keep the details straight people will see through it and call you on it. Things are a little different today with authors and the telling of their stories, […]
November 5, 2016

Challenging expectations.

I saw this post and thought of responding to the normal comments that accompanies a partially naked person, but I thought I would better be able to make my point here with more clarity than on my phone. In my current book I am writing “The Bloodwood Curse” there is mention to a whole society where nude is normal and clothing is the exception rather than the rule.  In the picture that was not titled where there is no background information apart from what is in the picture, I noticed that; she is atop a very high tower, and below is a picture of farmland. The farmland extends to the horizon, and another tall spire can be seen, the engine itself is not a complete jet engine more an intake valve, the engine itself looks like it would redistribute the air being drawn in in many different directions so […]