Author Resource: Getting into Character by Brandilyn Collins

Brandilyn Collins has written several novels in her Seatbelt Suspense style including, The Chelsea Adams Series, Double Blind, Dark Justice, Over the Edge among others.  In Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets A Novelist Can Learn From Actors, she shows us how method acting can help us build unforgettable protagonists, antagonists, and supporting characters. Using examples from…

Great Suspense Read: Dark Justice

I have reviewed some of novelist Brandilyn Collins’ other novels including Over The Edge. She is the purveyor of what she calls Seatbelt Suspense. There is no doubt of that. Dark Justice tells the story of Hannah Shire. She is the caretaker of her mother who suffers from dementia. After they come to an accident…

When it comes to art, stretch yourself.

If you have been exploring my Librarium, you may know that I spent some time training to become an artist. Please know, I do not consider in any standing with the greats like Leonardo Da Vinci, Joel Pollack, or Vincent Van Gough. It is quite the opposite actually. I do not even consider myself an artist…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies In 2013

I am a bookworm. It is very true. My shelf is filled with books, books, books, and more books. One thing I love is imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies in 2012

I am a reader. I just cannot help it. Books, books, books, and more books. I love imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into movies as long as they do it…