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June 2011 Blog Posts (6)

F3: Father Figures in Fiction - Big Shoes Filled By Carol Healy

Are you struggling with character motivations? On Father’s Day, let’s step into some size 13 men’s shoes and dig into backstory. Every character has one, even if it never makes it onto the pages of your story. What happened to your characters to make them think, act or react to the other characters in your story? How did their fathers influence them?

Imagine yourself as the father in the following scenarios. How would each of these actions affect your characters?



Added by Carol Healy on June 19, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Book Review

I believe I accidentally deleted my post, anyway here goes:


Two of my children's books were selected as "Reader's Choice," Children's Bookwatch by Midwest Book Review


"Too Clever" is an illustrated collection of 10 short stories about inquisitive children and their adventures in learning. All sorts of subjects are introduced and explored by the curious kids who star in these short stories. Each of them has a lesson to share, making "Too Clever" an ideal…


Added by Julia E. Antoine on June 12, 2011 at 5:51pm — No Comments


 I held my hand out to the boy and we were laughing. We stood at the side of the lake as the sun glinted on the water, making the surface like something alive, jumping, stirring witht he promise of fish and frogs and other small creatures. I pushed my toes deeper into the sandy bank, hesitating, knowing full well that the water would be too cold for swimming. Spring had just begun, the blush tipped blossoms…


Added by Jasmine Alicea on June 6, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments

Press Release



Here is a link to the press release for my new romance novel:

Added by Julia E. Antoine on June 5, 2011 at 7:31pm — No Comments

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