Birds without a Nest: A Critical Review

Clorino Matto de Turner’s Birds without a Nest, written in 1889, was an attempt on her part to make a political statement with her novel. The political statement was concerning the mistreatment of the indigenous people in Peru and how it affected Peru’s progress. Her novel examines the plight of the Andean Native Americans and … Continue reading Birds without a Nest: A Critical Review

Inspiration …. When You Least Expect It

Burning the midnight oil often is the romanticized image of writing. Writing sometimes is not as beautiful as we might dream. However, the harder a writer works the more material they produce. With more material brings with it accomplishment and a larger portfolio. Time and time again I doubt my ability. All creative people do … Continue reading Inspiration …. When You Least Expect It

How to be Successful Pitching at a Pitchfest

Finished Writing … Now What? So, you’ve finished writing your baby. The long sleepless days of writing and re-writing are now over. You have had the right people read your script (Friends, Family, Enemies?). You have received all the feedback for the time being and made appropriate changes. Now what? Now what do you do with this … Continue reading How to be Successful Pitching at a Pitchfest

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken

Life is as meaningless as existing. So say the nihilists. Though true these thoughts may be they should not be reasons for depression or melancholy. Instead the focus should be, as Albert Camus suggested, to find a meaning out of the nothing. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness … Continue reading Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken