February 2018

Think Like a Librarian: The Prisoner of Zenda, by Anthony Hope

I’m trying to look at books the way a librarian might, in order to help get me better at thinking from a reader’s point of view.  Here are the other posts in the series. … The Prisoner of Zenda is an adventure story from 1894.  Unlike a lot of the fiction written in that time period and …

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Writer Resources: On Robin Williams’ Comedy

(public domain photo) The video “How Robin Williams Makes Us Smile” is from a solid YouTube series by Ryan Hollinger on movies, games, etc., and I particularly like the creator’s perspective on horror. This video explains just what the title says: how Robin Williams makes us smile.  Hint:  he’s honest about his emotions. As I was …

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