If time travel were possible, would you journey to the past and visit long-deceased ancestors or travel to your future and witness the fate of the world? If you had the chance to change your history, would you? Sounds scary and exciting and perhaps the reason readers of all ages find this popular trope fascinating.… Continue reading Writing Time Travel
Don’t Seek Don’t Search Don’t Ask Don’t Knock Don’t Demand ~Relax If you relax, It comes. If you relax, it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it. ~Osho~ https://www.youtube.com/embed/luIJJknhyXc Happy National Relaxation Day!
Have you ever experienced an ocular migraine? The first time can be frightening if you're not familiar with the distressing symptoms. Migraines aren't just severe, head pounding headaches but can involve all your senses ( sensitivity to light, sound, smell, and touch with ensuing nausea and vomiting). Ocular migraines cause visual disturbance such as: Short-lived… Continue reading Optical Illusion or Ocular Migraine
The wolf that wins is the one you choose to feed.~ Cherokee Proverb Or Excerpt from Twilight Ends: Keepers Of The Gate (Coming Soon) Twyla sits upright and sighs. “I’ve seen the Torture Tree. The Seneca Tribe’s savagery was frightful. But before their capture, Boyd and his men scalped and killed a few Indians with… Continue reading Which Wolf Will You Feed Today?
Stream of Consciousness Blue light haloes me in the cocooning dark A moth to the screen Hair aflutter, legs gooseflesh As a whir scours the void from the corner, steel teeth whispering, Spewing cool breezes, white noise against a feverish torrent Coursing through fingers beating furious insect tentacles on lit keys Pounding words in the… Continue reading Stream of Consciousness
“Write What You Know.” That’s not always easy when you’re writing a historical fiction piece taking place centuries ago, revolving around an indigenous people. A life I’ve never lived, people I’ve never met, and terrain I’ve never walked. I have to say writing book one of my trilogy Twilight Ends: Keepers of the Gate, was… Continue reading Plotter, Pantser, And Paranormal Historical Fiction
PERCEPTIONS OF GLASS SERIES James J. Cudney, thanks for allowing me to participate in the cover reveal for Hiding Cracked Glass, organized by Shalini@Digital Reads. Congratulations on book two of the Perceptions of Glass Series, to be released October 8th, 2020. https://videopress.com/v/rndhQPKv?preloadContent=metadata Series Name: Perceptions of Glass Author: James J. Cudney Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Family Drama… Continue reading Cover Reveal: James J. Cudney’s, Hiding Cracked Glass
HAPPY NATIONAL AVOCADO DAY! July 31st is National Avocado Day! I'm crazy about this creamy fruit, which is a staple in my home. I add it to salads, sandwiches, smoothies, salad dressings, spreads, etc., but my favorite is guacamole. Avocadoes possess a healthy dose of heart-healthy fats (monosaturated fatty acids), contains 20 vitamins (C, E,… Continue reading National Avocado Day
Creatives are besieged with pervasive, societal woes during a chaotic pandemic making it challenging to focus, center anxiousness bordering their creative consciousness. One would believe a lockdown garners more time to concentrate on writing projects, prolific hours of writing, perhaps for some, but not for everyone. One can find means to temper noise muting creativeness.… Continue reading Writers’ Podcasts
I've finally completed the first book of my new trilogy, Twilight Ends: Keepers Of The Gate, to be released in the coming months by Next Chapter Publishing. https://videopress.com/v/tZbFB17N?preloadContent=metadata Summary Through an ancient doorway in time, souls never die. A cosmic thread of infinite, predestined love survives. In 1779 Kanadasaga, Sullivan's Expedition torched a Seneca village,… Continue reading Coming Soon: Twilight Ends: Keepers Of The Gate