Musings, Observation, People

Father’s Day

Today is Father's Day... And I have had no one to wish it to for close to 20 years. I am wondering if men today know the meaning of fatherhood. What kind of examples do the youth have? They see their parents struggling to give them a comfortable living... at the expense of quality living.… Continue reading Father’s Day

Observation

Authors’ Availability 

I made no secret of my being an avid reader.  I read a lot of fiction and the more I do, the more I understand the craft of storytelling.  With my modest knowledge of the craft, I have done - and still do beta reading and proofing. Very recently, I became part of review team.… Continue reading Authors’ Availability 

Observation

Writing: a Tool for Awareness 

We started getting history records only when writing systems were invented. If today we are aware of facts dating back thousands of years, it is because of written records. Bloggers, such as ourselves, know that written expression is a step more profound than thoughts. It is more defined and steadier than fleeting thoughts. We also can… Continue reading Writing: a Tool for Awareness 

Observation

Stealing the Show: the Small Character’s Purpose

Movie makers know how to reel people in. They plant a small character the audience gets attached to. It first happened with Scrat the squirrel in the Ice Age series, and now with Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy. Why do we like Scrat so much? He is obsessive, possessive, indestructible, and rather inventive… Continue reading Stealing the Show: the Small Character’s Purpose