If You are Not Willing to Risk the Unusual, You Will Have to Settle for the Ordinary

I checked my Facebook newsfeed this morning and an update from Kenton Cool clearly illustrated the difference between his life and mine.  It read; “Everyone ok after the ice collapse…Sherpas were very clever and waited things out…#samsunguk” Kenton is an adventurer, high in the Himalaya attempting to climb Mount Everest from the standard, Southern route.  … Continue reading If You are Not Willing to Risk the Unusual, You Will Have to Settle for the Ordinary

Hunger Games and the Men Who Conquered the World

Char  ac  ter  [kar-ik-ter] Noun The aggregate of features and traits that form the individual nature of some person or thing. One such feature or trait; characteristic. Moral or ethical quality. Reputation. What is the importance of character?  As a novelist, I feel character weighs more on the story than any other component.  I feel … Continue reading Hunger Games and the Men Who Conquered the World