Elizabeth Kern has done a fabulous job in creating the world of Mercy Goodhue and the details of life in New England in the mid-1600’s. Elizabeth’s outstanding talent as a storyteller make Mercy Goodhue a wonderful reading treat. Elizabeth’s skillful writing as well as her historical writing ability is so perfect that it feels like this is a true story. Her expertise in handling intricate subject matters could be illustrated lessons on how to write controversial and challenging situations. Elizabeth has an admirable ability to write tension-building scenes with care and finesse. This adds to the delicate nature of how to bring fictional characters to life on the page. Elizabeth could teach a class on how to write difficult scenes. I admire how she builds tension, then swiftly continues with action and dialogue, moving the reader along with the protagonist on her journey. Elizabeth’s deft handling of this sensitive and…
Month: October 2014
There is more treasure in books . . .
“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.” — Walt Disney
Evening. Prompt #111
Today’s prompt: Evening. Hmmmm. . . I wonder what you will come up with for this freewrite? I look forward to your writing about “evening.”