“You is kind. You is smart. You is important.” This is one of the many quotes to take away from Kathryn Stockett’s The Help, a historical-fiction centered around the civil rights movement of the 1960s in racially conflicted Mississippi. I read the book after I watched the movie starring Viola Davis and Emma Stone (favorites of mine) and enjoyed it just as much. Stockett delves … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
Sometimes you run into those aargh #@%& moments, when you do, a little help is all you need to get you back on track and get your writing juices going again. These word lists may help you find the perfect tone. Click on each link to be rerouted. Words used to describe facial expressions Master List of Facial Expressions for Writers! Descriptive Faces–A Resource for … Continue reading Searching For The Right Descriptive Words?
Your hmm of the day. #thoughtoftheday #TuesdayMotivation #TuesdayThoughts #quote Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Quote Of The Week
Good morning world! Welcome to your week filled with new adventures. #Mondaymorning #MondayMotivation #inspiration #quote Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Monday Morning Words For The Soul
As the Crow Flies by Jeffrey Archer was published some twenty years ago, but it’s truly a timeless piece of work. The richness of every character as they are woven into a saga that spans decades is admirable. The story of Charlie Trumper begins at the turn of the century in poor East End London and spans both world wars, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
Often I’m asked how I come up with storylines. The simple answer is, they’re all around me. I find inspiration for my stories everywhere. They come to me through comments people make. I sometimes visualize them in people’s actions. Often they pop up in my mind when I read that one line in the book at hand or in the audiobook I’m listening to during … Continue reading Birth of a Story