Welcome 2014

Well, today is a fresh start in some respects. People will be making and trying to keep all those resolutions, and in general, preparing for what lies ahead. I decided to lay out some general goals for this year. I know, I know: goals are supposed to be specific, measurable, realistic, and attainable. I think for me, though, general works better!

By the way, as I’m typing this, I’m listening to the soundtrack from the CW’s show Arrow. Ahh…new episode January 15th. Sorry, sidetracked already!! Continue reading “Welcome 2014”

Learning from Hollywood

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My friend Dawn and I were discussing the TV show Arrow, which has quickly become one of my favorites. We talked about why we like it so much – other than the obvious man candy appeal! Dawn hit the nail on the head when she said, “…superb writing and excellent¬†acting make for a kick ass show.” Woot woot! Of course, she is 100% correct!

Before I get too far into this, if you are an Arrow fan and aren’t current on the episodes, proceed with caution. I didn’t try to give anything away, but I may have inadvertently done so.

That line of thought (not the spoilers but the show in general)¬†led to . . . as writers, what can we learn from Arrow to make our own stories better? Continue reading “Learning from Hollywood”