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Story Structure Case Study of ”Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

I love these case studies where they break down the plotting points in books we all know and love. A great way to learn the technique. Check this out! <3 In this post, I will show you the Seven Point Story Structure in a case study of Harry Potter and… Continue reading

The Basics of the Seven Point Story Structure: and How to Use It – The Writing Kylie

  An excellent discussion on the 7 Point Story Structure… try it. It might work for you! <3 The Seven Point Story Structure is named so because it consists of seven important points that build the story from beginning to end. Source: The Basics of the Seven Point Story Structure:… Continue reading

Silver’s Book Reviews – “Mankind Limited,” by Scott Bailey

Title:  Mankind Limited Author: Scott Bailey File Size: 958 KB Print Length: 376 pages Publisher: Scott Bailey Publication Date: August 19, 2013 Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B00EOA1RW2 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Dystopian Fantasy In the Author’s Words: “Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of… Continue reading

Colorado Garden Update July 2016

Just as I promised back in early June, here is the status of my Colorado gardening experiment. The other day, we got this cool sign to hang in our living room. I really love it! I am learning much about the climate and elevation. I spoke with a neighbor the… Continue reading

#WQWWC – Writers Quote ‘Thursday’ Writing Challenge – “Believe”

Hey, EVERYBODY! It’s that time again! Time to join in the “Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge,” co-sponsored with Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes, right here on silverthreading.com and myself, Silver Threading! I lost my head this week and literally thought it was Ronovan’s week! Ah well, what do you do? Thanks… Continue reading

I’m LATE For a Very Important DATE!

Sorry everyone! I literally got caught up in life and did not write this week’s #WQWWC post. So, tomorrow (Thursday) will be the day. Life caught me by surprise. My apologies and hugs to you all! Continue reading

From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Symbols and Symbolism in Fiction | Writing Forward

I am BIG on symbolism in my writing. Check out this excellent read about how to incorporate symbolism into your story! <3 In this excerpt from 101 Creative Writing Exercises we look at symbols and symbolism in fiction writing. Source: From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Symbols and Symbolism in Fiction… Continue reading

The Heart Stone Chronicles – Book Cover Reveal

While on a walk during a warm foggy morning in November 2014, I had a close encounter of the fairy kind. We were living in Pensacola, Florida. I still remember the day, as if it had been carved into my memory, something I will never forget. The road I took… Continue reading

Political Dirt – A Haiku

The Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #107 words for this week are “Pie & Dust.”I must say, these are some interesting choices from Ronovan this week! I bet he wants pie! I wonder what kind? These words just seemed to gush out of me! I used grime, for the… Continue reading

6 Plagiarism Gaffes That Will Make You Gasp | Grammarly Blog

EXCELLENT discussion on plagiarism. Well worth the read to understand a complex issue… <3 With the revelation of Melania Trump’s alleged plagiarism of a 2008 Michelle Obama speech, plagiarism is suddenly front-page news. Although this may be the most… Source: 6 Plagiarism Gaffes That Will Make You Gasp | Grammarly… Continue reading