Character Soundtracks

Music moves me. I’ve always imagined my life as having a soundtrack playing in the background. Seriously. I’m sure it’s just a result of my being an 80’s mixtape kid combined with my former career in music store management. Whatever it is, it’s still hanging on even though record stores and the 80’s are longContinue reading “Character Soundtracks”

Master Magicians

As I go through my notes from The Texas Writer’s Retreat I’m finding all kinds of gems. The one that really hit home today was from Joe Clifford’s session on setting. “We trade the magic to learn how to create the illusion.” -Joe Clifford As young readers, we found ourselves escaping into various worlds createdContinue reading “Master Magicians”