Today is another Book Quote Wednesday, and the keyword is Fury. Here’s a quote from my work in progress, book three of the Mime Series. And for those of you who remember Effie in SANDS of MIME, yes that’s the same character who’s a 12-year old in SOM and born in the prequel, MIME. #bookqw
Your Friday moment of Zen (FMOZ) is your weekly chuckle. Enjoy!
Since I was unable to post last week’s quote (keyword “Steam”), and this week’s keyword “Grim” is in none of my books, I’ll finally post the one meant for 9/16/20 today. This is a terrifying situation from my “memoir that reads like a novel,” Confessions of a Female Safety Engineer.
Take a look inside here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077VP5M94/
Well, wasn’t he?
Today’s #bookqw keyword is DAMAGE. Here, I talk about the necessity to get your scene blocking right. For more, take a look at Writing the Entertaining Story.
“Wendy S. Delmater has a lot of balls to title her book Writing the Entertaining Story. What in the world makes her think that she knows the secret? …Editing. That’s what Wendy brings to Writing the Entertaining Story. She has read and evaluated, compared and analyzed reams and reams of unpublished work in her efforts to pick winners from the slush pile. Her advice in this book is practical, immediately applicable, and comes from her hard-earned time in the editor’s seat.” – from the foreword by James Van Pelt
Get it here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07WZ6V87Z/
Your Friday Moment of Zen (FMOZ) for this week is an old Gary Larson cartoon, adapted to 2020.
Today’s #bookqw keyword is “Seize.” Here’s an excerpt from my Writing the Entertaining Story. If you want to play along at home, it’s referring to the opening for this story in Abyss & Apex. https://www.abyssapexzine.com/archives/abyss-and-apex2008/the-night-the-stars-sang-out-my-name/