Category Archives: Thoughts & Musings

In Memory of the 9/11 Victims

Today we recognize and pay tribute to the 11th anniversary of 9/11. (I hate to say “celebrate” because it just sounds wrong.) My heart goes out to the surviving family members of the victims of the terrorist attacks. While all … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 5 – The First Draft (A)

I added more on the writing process on my website: http://www.mbweston.com. Today’s post deals with turning the predraft into a draft. Check it out here!

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The Writing Process: Example of a “Pre-Draft”

I know many of you have been asking when the third book in the Elysian Chronicles series is coming out. The answer: not yet. However, I have a short story that will be coming out in an anthology by Kerlak … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 4 – The “Pre-Draft”

Today on my website at http://www.mbweston.com, I blogged on how I write my pre-draft. Check it out!

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The Writing Process: Part 3 – Plot: Your Story’s Skeleton

Today I blogged about working with plot in your writing. Visit http://www.mbweston.com for details!

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Thoughts on The Dark Knight Rises: John Blake vs. Selina

Like many of you, I saw The Dark Knight Rises the first week it opened. While I didn’t think it met the standard set by its predecessor, The Dark Knight, I enjoyed it. (You can read my full movie review … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 2 – The Conflict

Hey everyone, check out my website where I wrote a blog about creating conflict in your writing. You can view the blog by clicking here!

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The Writing Process: Part 1 – Getting Your Inspiration

I blogged today about getting your inspiration in writing on my website: http://www.mbweston.com. Check it out by clicking here!

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader & the Fear of Labels

Many of you are probably familiar with the controversy surrounding Liam Neeson and producer Mark Johnson’s apparent attempts to distance themselves from the “Christian” label that surrounds The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader. If not, please check out … Continue reading

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Belated Thank You’s for DragonCon 2011

It has been a while since DragonCon, and these are quite late, but I wanted to make sure I appropriately thanked everyone who made DragonCon such a wonderful experience. Before I go down the list, I want to especially thank … Continue reading

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