Tag Archives: human condition

What is Flow?

Ever get caught in a rut? You know, that feeling you get when you know you should be moving along yet, sadly, you are mired in the muck of your own uncertainty. You see others moving with what seems like impossible or unattainable ease. You though, just cannot see to free yourself from whatever quagmire […]

Authors’ Favorites: Edgar Allen Poe

When I was a child, my father shared with me his copy of Edgar Allen Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination. What I did not know then was that he shared with me far more than a book; he shared with me a lifelong love of literature and storytelling. Without a doubt, this work of […]

Of Friendship and Thanks

Necromancers’ Pride is a story of survival. It is a story of hope. It is a story of duty, duty to those weaker than oneself, duty to responsibilities larger than oneself and duty to commitments more important than oneself. It is a story about overcoming adversity. Necromancers’ Pride is, in short, a story about life. […]

Conflicts and Resolutions

Conflict, we are surrounded by it.  From the older sibling pulling the younger sibling’s hair to the clash of two world superpowers, conflict and its resolution are an integral component of the human condition. So too, is conflict integral to your story. Without conflict, there is no scene. Without its resolution, there is no impetus […]