It happened the first time Jon took me to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe when the movie was released in 2005. Neither of us had read the books as kids on my part because I didn’t think I was interested in fantasy.
I Should Be Writing – A Writing Life Essay – by Joy DeKok Sometimes, when I’m out having fun with…
Amy Tan spoke about writing to an idea and ending up in a corner in a room with no place for the story to go.
Why Me? A Writing Encouragement ~ Joy DeKok Before writing a sentence in this series of posts, I asked myself,…
Jax in a Jar – A Writing Essay. A visual of the DAYS I put words on the pages. 300 days of Jax. 300 days of writing. Jax in a jar.
As a reader, I sometimes find myself attached to where the story takes place before connecting with the characters. It started with Laura Ingalls Wilder – the prairie fascinated me. Later, reading Perry Mason mysteries, it was the courtroom. When Jan Karon’s Mitford series released, I never wanted to leave town.