“Just a little further,” Jon said.
Month: June 2018
How Themes & Ideas Can Unite a Story 110-04
1. Different plots engage the same question/issue.
One of the most prevalent issues in the Harry Potter series is the issue of prejudice. Audiences first encounter it through the Dursleys and their treatment of Harry. Because of Harry’s magical parentage, the Dursleys malign and mistreat Harry. Ironically Harry’s other main antagonists, Voldemort and his followers also begrudge Harry because of his heritage, but in their case they feel that he is “not magical enough”, since he is born of a muggle born wizard (his mother).
Writing as a Waking Dream #AuthorToolboxBlogHop
How many here have struggled to “return to their story”? You sit at your table, pen in hand or fingers on the keyboard, but you’re not “ready” to write yet. You don’t “feel” the characters, or their world.
The Appeal of Dystopian Literature
Everyone struggles with feelings of powerlessness, feeling as if the responsibilities, tasks, burdens, and restrictions that we shoulder are too much.
He walked in with all the confidence of a dandy, pausing every now and then to savor the applause that only he could hear.