Monthly Archives: January 2011

Part 4, Life on the Left Side of the Fast Lane

Part IV (copyright by Reynold Conger 2010) (Look for previous installments in prior posts.) (Amna and Ron are in the garden discussing how to investigate Usman’s disappearance when they hear a door open.) At the sound of the door opening, … Continue reading

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Australian Dialect

In the last post, I discussed my attempt to write dialogue in the Australian dialect. While we were in Australia, my wife and I collected a list of unique Australian terms. I must give credit to my son and his … Continue reading

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Flooding my Manuscript with Australian Dialect

When the dialogue is done well, we all enjoy a story in which the characters speak in their local dialect, especially when the dialect is unique. On the other hand, few things detract from a story more than poorly written … Continue reading

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Write about Home

I, the writer, have a fantastic plot where. . . . Now I have to choose a setting for the story. The plot will work in any city with an European base culture. Thus I can chose a city anywhere … Continue reading

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Part 3 of Life on the Left Side of the Fast Lane

Life on the Left Side of the Fast Lane, Part 3 by Reynold Conger, Copyright 2010 (Not only is Amna worried about her missing brother, but she tells Ron that the most terrible thing is about to happen to her.) … Continue reading

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If He wears a White Hat, Is He the Hero?

Ashley, our cat, is a spinabifita cat. Because of nerve damage to her spine, her abdominal muscle strength is limited, and she is prone to serious constipation. Thus she is on a special diet. On occasion, her constipation will cause … Continue reading

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Pray for Monique

Monique is a 10 year old girl from Las Cruces, New Mexico, who has brain cancer and is seriously ill. Her family desperately craves your prayers on her behalf. At the moment, Monique is under treatment in Phoenix, Arizona. Her … Continue reading

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