Author - Catherine Bennett

Three Key Elements of Writing

Three of the most important elements of what you want to accomplish as a writer can be summed up from what I learned in high school English class: Look, Hook and Took. You want to begin your book with a compelling reason for your reader to “look” at...

From My Bookshelf – Author J.R.R. Tolkien

I first read “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” when I was in junior high school and loved the books enough to re-read them many times. I’ve seen each movie many times and will be sad when the credits...

Free Yourself of Writer’s Block

According to Wikipedia, the definition of Writer’s block is as follows: “Writer’s Block is a condition, primarily associated with writing as a profession, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work. The condition varies widely in intensity. It can be trivial...

The Trouble With Charlie – Evan Gardner

Charlie cleared her throat and edged her way around the crowded room. She tried to look away from him, but his presence was hard to ignore. Even though he looked totally out of place in his crisp white shirt, exquisitely cut