Are The Olympics Ruined By Spoilers?

Jul 31, 2012
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  The Goodman Family Olympic Consumption Smart Device (OCSD) My only complaint about the Olympics is that they happen once every 4 years (or technically once every two years if you figure the alternating winter and summer games .but who is counting) The games are well underway now in London, with many medals already handed […]

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What Does Your Audience Want?

Jul 30, 2012
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Last time we discussed knowing your audience based primarily on age and concentrated on interactions within relationships and complexity of story. For this installment, the focus will be on action and the various groups (in general) that will appreciate levels and types of action. When writing an action scene, try to picture it within your […]

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Sneak Peek At My Book

Jul 27, 2012
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Many of your know that I’ve been working on a serial killer novel for a while now (and it’s very far from finished).  Until this point, I’ve shared the writing with almost nobody.  However, today I’ll tease you with the prologue for my novel, Casting Stones.   Prologue: Practice When she regained consciousness this time, […]

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Who Will Win The Election?

Jul 26, 2012
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As we get closer now to convention time, when the Presidential candidates will officially start the race for the White House it is time to look at the landscape that is actually going to determine the outcome of the election. That landscape is the Electoral College, where 270 is the number you need to achieve […]

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What Was Penn State’s Punishment?

Jul 25, 2012
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There has been plenty of chatter about the punishment the NCAA meted out on Penn State.  Did it go too far – or not far enough?  There are strong opinions on both sides.  I won’t get into that discussion in this article (although the topic is likely to be raised in the comments section) but […]

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Reactions To The Penn State Penalties

Jul 24, 2012
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  No bowl games for 4 years, statues taken down, scholarships lost, massive fines imposed, wins vacated. By now we have watched countless hours of coverage on ESPN and other news stations involving the sanctions levied by the NCAA toward Penn State. Yesterday was a veritable media blitz covering all of the sports talk radio, […]

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Reactions To The Colorado Theater Shooting

Jul 23, 2012
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The events that occurred in Aurora, Colorado, are still being unraveled. All that we know for certain is that a single man entered a theater showing the latest Batman movie, activated a tear gas canninster and proceeded to discharge firearms with the intent to kill. He killed and maimed many as they tried to escape. […]

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