Normally this area of my post is reserved for What-I'm-Reading-Right-Now. However, for the next few weeks it will be replaced with this:
My company is is sponsering a team to walk/run in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Whatever the employees raise, the company will match it. The team members all raise funds independently and we hold an annual bake sale. This year I challenged the team, and my co-workers, to raise more. I told them that if they raise $5000 then I will cut off my ponytail to the base of my head and donate the hair to Locks of Love. For an additional 30% I will shave my head.
I've had hair like this for nearly 20 years with the exception of an occasional minimum length donation to Locks of Love. If you're interested in donating to breast cancer research or would just love to see a hippie go bald, we would welcome your donation.
What to Do When Your Character Knows More About Fighting Than You Do
Today we start a three-part series on writing fighting scenes.
Back in February, I attended the 29th annual Life, The Universe, & Everything symposium.
LTUE is a 3-day symposium with panels, workshops, presentation and papers on writing, art, literature, media, science and other aspects of speculative fiction. It’s held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I’ve been going to LTUE for four or five years now. This year I attended one of the best presentations I’ve seen there. It’s called: