End Week Reflection, There is no THEM, there is only a WE.

An End week Reflection 07-08-16   Last weekend I posted my Gettysburg Blogs as a reminder of the past, and the importance of it. It took the place of my usual Long Walk, Writer’s Journey posting because I felt it needed to be written about. I’ll be returning to the...
Gettysburg : The 3rd Day

Gettysburg : The 3rd Day

  Men with sallow faces stare grimly across the battlefield, each lost in his own thoughts. It is the 3rd Day at Gettysburg. A weariness clings to their bones, exhaustion to their bodies. Each man clutches his rifle as a silent tension drifts across the tall grass,...
Gettysburg : The 2nd Day

Gettysburg : The 2nd Day

The new days dawn slips across the battlefield pursuing a fleeing darkness. And it is a dawn which reveals the terrifying cost of the day of battle before. The fields and town streets of the small Pennsylvania hamlet are strewn with the dead, while the crows peck, and...
Gettysburg : The 1st Day

Gettysburg : The 1st Day

Gettysburg: On this day in 1863 Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia clashed with the Union Army of the Potomac under the command of Gen. George Gordon Meade. Less than three months before, Lee with the aid of the now fallen Gen. Thomas J. Jackson...
The Long Walk : A Writer’s Journey #3 –

The Long Walk : A Writer’s Journey #3 –

What do you owe your characters? The Long Walk : A Writer’s Journey #3 06-27-16 Last week we talked about what we owed our audience in terms of good writing. This week, it’s about what we owe our characters, and what we owe them, is our attention. We must listen when...