Category: The Catch-all

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH. THE INNER JOURNEY

Join Suzanne Stengl and Sherile Reilly for a fascinating examination of your character’s inner journey – what changes does s/he go through as your story unfolds.
Instead of referencing particular books, they will be discussing character development in three popular films:
1) Hitch
2) Sleepless in Seattle
3)When Harry Met Sally.
If you only have time for one, view Hitch. They will spend the most time on this one.
If you have more time, please try to view the other two as well.
For members only – but there’s still plenty of time to join!

Website Woes

Please bear with us as we work out some issue with our web host. In the meantime the ARWA blog will be updated with information for upcoming events, membership and location information.

Website Woes

Please bear with us as we work out some issue with our web host. In the meantime the ARWA blog will be updated with information for upcoming events, membership and location information.

Better late than never?

It’s been a while, I know, fortunately Jude remembered this blog existed and emailed a contribution. Sorry for the lateness, Jude.

Her entire email is below (copy and pasted because I’m lazy – although I’ll take credit for the italics). Please note Ray Bradbury didn’t die today it’s just been a long time since I checked the email.

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Hi there,
As you know, Ray Bradbury died today. Not that I really know his work but there was an interesting quote from him on the People.com website today. I thought it might work for the blog because it explains, very simply, the difference between science fiction and fantasy, something I’ve often wondered about.
Cheers,
Jude

A true iconoclast, Bradbury refused to be pigeonholed. “First of all, I don’t write science fiction,” he said. “I’ve only done one science-fiction book and that’s Fahrenheit 451, based on reality. It was named so to represent the temperature at which paper ignites. Science fiction is a depiction of the real. Fantasy is a depiction of the unreal. So Martian Chronicles is not science fiction, it’s fantasy. It couldn’t happen, you see? That’s the reason it’s going to be around a long time – because it’s a Greek myth, and myths have staying power.”

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Meetings start up again in September – don’t forget! 

R~