Tag Archive: Divergent

May 19 2017

Book Opening Analysis

I’m reading: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick and using the exercises as blog post prompts. I’m going to analyze the style of writing from books I like. Since openings are what I struggle with the most, I’m going to focus there. Red Queen “I hate First Friday.” Right off …

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Aug 21 2015

#boutofbooks 14 Day 5 is on My Birthday

Welcome! Come on in. Would you like a slice of cake? Red Velvet, White cake with Baileys Cream Cheese Icing, or Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake with strawberries? Today’s #BoutOfBooks challenge is on the blog of Blue Books and Butterflies. Pick two characters from two different books who will be great together in a romantic relationship. …

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Jun 05 2014

The #amwriting #whywrite #process hop

The Writer’s Blog Hop — Mention the person who tagged you. Answer four questions. Tag three people. (Those three do the same on their blog.)   My thanks to Lisa M. Lilly for tagging me in this hop.   Lisa M. Lilly is an attorney and author. She lives in Chicago, where she serves as …

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May 05 2014

Express Yourself on page 89

FICTION: Beneath it is a sketch of a bird in flight. “It’s a raven,” a voice behind me says. DIVERGENT   NON-FICTION:

Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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