Police Shooting and Protests

I think I've been quiet on the issue for too long.  The issue is not going away on its own.  Me speaking on it won’t make any difference either, but I have friends on both sides of the police shooting issue.  I think I need to throw in my two cents.  Hopefully it can help … Continue reading Police Shooting and Protests

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Writing strong book characters of different backgrounds

I wanted to talk about writing strong book characters of different backgrounds, and how it relates to mainstream novels.  I started to write my first novel, All In:  The Globe Trot Shuffle,without knowing what race my characters would be.  I am half Filipino (Mother), and half American/Western European (Father).  And my main character is also … Continue reading Writing strong book characters of different backgrounds