Don’t get any cats. Just don’t. Get some goldfish instead. Or guppies. Guppies are very quiet and peaceful. They float, wiggle their fins, open and shut their mouths, and in general are colorful but restful creatures. They’re not as much fun to Tweet about, but… Well, okay, 1 or 2 cats might be okay. But… Read More
Jean Johnson currently lives with her family in the Pacific
Northwest, has played in the SCA for nearly 20 years, sings
a lot, and is currently teaching herself to play the violin.
She loves flirting, sewing, cats (though not necessarily
flirting with cats who can sew), cooking (but not cooking
cats), and has a distinct sense of humor. She also hopes to
live in a castle some day...but only if it has decent
plumbing, central heating, and internet access.
Greetings, Fellow Readers; Yep, I’m a reader, too, and I’d like to address that today. Some people forget that authors are usually still fellow readers. Sometimes people think that, magically/instantaneously, an author suddenly stops reading books the moment they set pen to page, or fingers to keyboard—and for me, definitely the latter, you really, really… Read More
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Flawed Characters in Fiction
by Diane Alberts One of the things that writers struggle most with is making our characters realistic, likeable, kind, and yet…flawed. Yep, you heard me. Flawed. No one likes perfection, and let’s be honest, perfection isn’t realistic. Have you ever met someone who was PERFECT? And if you have, how much do you want to… Read More