March 28, 2012
What were you doing when you first heard the Tears For Fears song, Shout?
by Stan Faryna
Over at TheJackB, Jack is writing dangerously.
Jack can teach you and me a thing or two about writing tension.
Tears for Fears, Shout
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March 21, 2012
“True love is real,” said John Dionsius. “And I’m not afraid to say it aloud.”
This a line from my protagonist, John Dionsius. I’m not sure where it will go, but I think it will be a speech he gives to a crowd of survivors in 2023 post-apocalyptic Bucharest. He needs to say it because amidst the darkness, there is beauty. And, sometimes, people can’t see that beauty until it has been spoken, named, and received with an open heart.
Like the sunshine award. And I am grateful to be among those who are named in the sunshine by Carolyn Nicander Mohr. Thank you, Carolyn. At the end of this post, you will find 10 or more bloggers that I celebrate like sunshine. This is one of the rules – not just for the sunshine award, but this is also one of the rules of love: To give. More.
John has lots of reasons to believe in true love. I’m not talking about ideas, intellectual conjectures, or naive expectations. He experiences true love. He lives it out as best he can.
Let me tell you about the time John met Cristina. And, then, you decide for yourself – if true love is real. Read the rest of this entry »