Tag Archive for characters

Outpost: Survivor Chronicles of the Great Rains: Book Two – a Review

How did the Ebola virus come to be in the rain that poured down? Who exactly is John Doe? Are aliens really behind everything that is going on? And since there are no children left, is there any hope for the survival of mankind? From aliens and deadly rains to mad and deranged power-hungry scientists,…

Everything You Want Me to Be – a Review

Keeping secrets is not always a good thing. Lying to others in order to use them so that everything goes your way can be deadly. This haunting story of secrets, love, manipulation, and murder is told from three points of view—Del, the small-town sheriff; Peter, the English teach caught in a marriage that is crumbling;…

Show, Don’t Tell

Writers need to show instead of tell. What exactly does that mean? How does one show what is happening instead of just telling? What are the benefits of doing so? Telling is easy. The room was bare. You need to show the reader that the room is bare instead of just stating it. Showing takes…

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars – a Review

Ian Doescher has brought new life to Shakespeare with William Shakespeare’s Star Wars.  When I first heard the title of the book, I was convinced I had misunderstood something.  Shakespeare and Star Wars together?  How could the famous science fiction/fantasy tale be told in the iambic pentameter used by the Bard of Avon?  Would it…