December 14, 2020
Looking Back…I’m thankful that this year permitted me to do the following:• Published my fantasy comedy, The Little Ship of Horrors.• Completed the NaNoWriMo challenge for the ninth year in row, writing the fantasy novel, The Witch’s Cookbook.• Attended the first All-Online version of The Never-Ending Odyssey Writers Workshop where my novel in progress, Neccabashar III: Renaissance was critiqued.• Attended four online writers group meetings a month and was able to be part of the
October 12, 2020
Author friend Carmen Amato gets top billing in an article on the crime and horror circuit! “Awakening Macbeth” is such a great psychological tale, it’s worthy of the Hitchcock Treatment. I could just see Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant playing these roles!
August 6, 2020
Line by line, page by page, hour by hour. Do this despite fear. For above all else, Beyond imagination and skill, What the world asks of you is courage. Courage to risk rejection, ridicule, and failure. As you follow your quest for stories Told with meaning and beauty, Study thoughtfully, But write boldly. Then, like the hero of the fable, Your dance will dazzle the world. – Robert McKee
May 4, 2020
https://veejames.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/LittleShipofHorrorsAudio1-with-effects.mp4 Barbara Streisand move over…the luckiest people in this topsy-turvy world of COVID shut-ins are the authors. We are so lucky! Most hardworking writers I know are a) not in the least bit bored, 2) excited about their project, and 3) getting a lot done. My friend Roger is working like a boxer in training to finish his new middle grade novel. YA novelist Emma G. Rose is releasing her next book, putting up reading
October 23, 2019
Some call it “Halloween”! Are you ready?