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You’ve probably often heard someone say (if only in the movies)

“It’s only business. Don’t take it personal.”

If it isn’t personal, it isn’t important. All the important things in life are personal.

That’s what this is all about.

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Now Novel Prompt #1

A character is moving to another city. She visits her favourite public place and sees something that makes her want to stay. Describe this in 500 words, using third person POV (he/she). Then rewrite in first person, using ‘I’. Why: Rewriting third person scenes (especially emotional ones) in first person helps you find your character’s voice.  You’re …

What this Blog is All About

You’ve probably often heard someone say (if only in the movies) that “It’s only business. Don’t take it personal.” If it isn’t personal, it isn’t important. All the important things in life are personal. That’s what this is all about.

What Sports Can Teach

People often tout such things as “teamwork” and “sacrificing the individual for the greater good” and “overcoming adversity” as benefits of playing sports.  Like bad tasting medicine, the things that sports can teach you are often portrayed as something to be endured on the path to learning some tough lessons. There are other, less painful …

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