Laughter Lifts the Heart
Several years into it, and this blog still refuses to be categorized. It's eclectic and includes everything from writing posts to snippets from my ordinary life.
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Tag Archives: tone
Recently, I studied a book dedicated to writing Christian romance, written by a prolific author who is wildly successful, publishing roughly ten books per year and maintaining a demanding speaking career. Given her creds, I thought the book would be … Continue reading
At the beginning of your story, where is your character? What is she doing? What is going to happen to her? Questions one and two pertain to setting, question three pertains to tone, and presentation of both can go hand … Continue reading
charisma or charism (kəˈrɪzmə, ˈkærɪzəm) — n 1. a special personal quality or power of an individual making him capable of influencing or inspiring large numbers of people 2. a quality inherent in a thing which inspires great enthusiasm and devotion Even the World English Dictionary can’t provide a concrete definition of charisma–it’s a “quality” or “power.” It’s that thing that makes someone magnetic, alluring, “star-quality.” Finding an illustration for it was difficult this morning, because … Continue reading