Check out what’s happening on Brother Love….Episode 5 — A Face is up and ready for your reading pleasure!
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Image tomfoolery from Teagan
Welcome back to the crossroads.
As you know, the popular blogger and photographer Dan Antion illustrates Brother Love. I try to bring Dan into some of the process of creating the story. The “things” for this chapter led me to a scene that required some knowledge I didn’t possess — dark-haired actresses of the era. At the time Dan was visiting his brother, Bruce, and they both took up the challenge. Read on and you’ll see what I mean.
Sometimes my life creeps into my stories, with small parallels. I’ve been having a disfiguring allergy problem. (It’s finally a lot better, thanks. Apparently running its dreadfully long course, just as they said.) I guess that’s why my narrator for this story became conscious of her appearance in chapters 4 and 5.
Birdie Devovo can’t afford to dress “to the…
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What you’ve been waiting for….check out the latest episode of Brother Love 4 — A Domino. Thanks, Teagan. Have a good weekend, everyone!
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Note: Last week I mentioned Dan was working on his own post about his part of the inspiration for the Doug Armstrong character. That is Dan’s Saturday post this week at his blog, No Facilities.
Chuttersnap at Unsplash
Welcome to my sanctuary at the crossroads. Relax and sit for awhile. It makes no difference what your name may be. Although there is oh so much in a name.
I tend to obsess about character names. In stories with a real world setting (even if they are also fantasy) I try to add authenticity through the names of some characters. With Atonement, Tennessee and Atonement in Bloom, I consulted a (public) government database that will show the most popular names, for a state, in a given year.
Last time in A Hymn, we met two new characters, a woman and a little…
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