On Self-Publishing: Thoughts and Reflections

Having recently released “But Kisses Never Hurt Me” as a self-published book, I have been thinking a good deal about the independence this supposedly has granted me. It has, assuredly, allowed me to keep all the rights to the novella and given me freedom to do everything myself, but in that freedom, I find a … Continue reading On Self-Publishing: Thoughts and Reflections

Writing and the Magic “What-If”…and “But Kisses Never Hurt Me”

One of the things discussed frequently in, surprisingly enough,  acting classes is the magic “What-If.” Its original proponent, Constantin Stanislavsky, suggested that this was the place where inspiration began. Basically, it worked by asking yourself “What if this were to happen to me?”… “this” being whatever was taking place in a particular character’s life. Since … Continue reading Writing and the Magic “What-If”…and “But Kisses Never Hurt Me”