Have We Met Before? | My Take on Disney’s Live-Action Remakes | Opinion

In an earnings call on August 6, 2019, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced the next addition to its growing list of upcoming remakes: Home Alone. The original film was released in 1998 and stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a kid who is, as the title indicates, left home alone when the rest of the family […]

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Literary Fiction & Genre Fiction | What They Are & The Difference Between Them

Literary Fiction and Genre Fiction are two terms that I’ve seen popping up now and again within the #WritingCommunity on Twitter, and each time has made me more curious about what they mean. More importantly, the frequency of these terms has been making me wonder which of the two I write. Since this is something […]

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The Pressure of Perfectionism

As you might recall from my list of goals to achieve in 2019, one of my plans for the year was to finish edits on the current draft of Guises to Keep. And as you may have seen in my June Check-In a few weeks ago, I am way behind where I wanted to be […]

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Is Said Really Dead? | Adding My Voice To The Great Dialogue Tag Debate

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Said is dead.” It’s fair to say this has become something of a great debate among writers, right up there with Oxford Comma usage. Some people will tell you Said is the only dialogue tag to use, while others advise against using it and provide substitutes like shouted, explained, […]

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