Monthly Archives: April 2014

Be Sure You Know What You’re Planting!

This is the Authors In Bloom Blog Post. Scroll down to the end to find out how you can enter to win several prizes. I love working in my garden. This time of year I wait eagerly for the weather … Continue reading

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Five Things That Happened to Catherine Bennett in A Question of Fire

First of all, this is the MRFW Spring Blog Hop Post.  Read to the end for prize instructions. Because the events of the book happen in late spring, I decided to feature my romantic suspense novel, A QUESTION OF FIRE … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie — All The Other Things

I’m wrapping up my observations on The Lego Movie and why I thought it worked so well.  I’ve already talked about the biggest components of good stories: plot, characters, and writing.  There are a few other things that the movie does … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie – Writing

Over the past couple of days I’ve talked about The Lego Movie and why it works, when a quick description – it’s a movie about a toy Lego(TM) guy who has adventures! – would make you think it couldn’t possibly.  But … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie – Characters

One of the big challenges for the makers of The Lego Movie has to have been how to handle characters and characterization.  How do you make a little plastic toy with very limited movements and facial expressions come alive for the … Continue reading

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