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From The Safari Jounal of Fae Rowen Part 4
The Animals By Fae Rowen The professional photographers traveling with me were horrified that I’d purchased my new camera from Amazon and only took it out of the box to put it in my carry-on for the trip from the … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged dikdik, elephant, Fae Rowen, giraffe, hippo, hyena, Kenya, lion, Nastional Geographic, new camera, photographers, safari, Safari Journal, starling, Tanzania, travel stories Comments Off on From The Safari Jounal of Fae Rowen Part 4
From the Safari Journal of Fae Rowen – Part 3
Everyone goes on safari for the animals. And they are fantastic. I saw more animals than I ever imagined. Animals I didn’t know existed. Did you know there are three different kinds of giraffes? The only way to tell their gender is by the knobs on their head? You can’t miss the male baboons. Beautiful turquoise-blue family jewels. Also, there are black rhinos and white rhinos, but you can’t tell by the color of their hide. You have to look at the mouth.
Yep, I got close enough to do that. Continue reading
Posted in Other Obsessions Tagged African safari, black rhinos, cheetahs, dikdik, dikdiks mate for life, elephants, Fae Rowen, giraffe, gnu, Indiana Jones, jackals, Kenya, lions, Masai Mara, Masai warrior, Safari Journal, savannah, Tanzania, The game drive, warthogs, white rhinos, wildebeast, zebra 2 Comments
From the Safari Journal of Fae Rowen – Part 2
Part 2 in a series. Click here for Part 1. Luxury Tented Camps All my childhood vacations were tent camping and I looked forward to the excitement of outdoor living for a week. The summer before my senior year I … Continue reading
Posted in Other Obsessions Tagged askari, cape buffalo, Fae Rowen, Safari Journal, Serengeti, tent camping 4 Comments
Fae Rowen’s Past and Future…Travels
My first airplane ride was to Tahiti for my honeymoon. I had a good leash on my nervousness because every time I looked out the window I saw I little blinking red coastal light. After a couple of hours my … Continue reading
Posted in Other Obsessions Tagged travel 1 Comment
Writing Contests — Hell or Heaven?
by Fae Rowen I don’t usually enter contests, but I decided to go all out this year. During the past two months I’ve redefined my understanding of the experience from both the judging and entrant viewpoints. I hope this post … Continue reading
Skimming: Never a Good Thing
by Fae Rowen Skimming is defined as a crime. If you skim money from your job, you’re going to jail. (Or worse depending who you work for.) Skimming is also defined as removing floating matter from a liquid. Can you … Continue reading
Posted in Inspiration Tagged creativity, Fae Rowen, Writer Inspiration, Writers in the Storm, writing 37 Comments
What’s Love Got to Do with It-Part Three
by Fae Rowen If you missed Part One or Part Two in this series on developing a character arc through believable backstory, no problem. Click on the part you missed to get caught up. Do you have a character … Continue reading
Posted in Craft Tagged character arc, Crafting believable characters, Fae Rowen, Jenny Hansen, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft 20 Comments
What’s Love Got to Do with It? – Part Two
by Fae Rowen This post isn’t just for romance writers. As a genre fiction writer you know that to be drawn into your story, your readers have to care about your characters. This is true of all genres-women’s fiction, historical, mystery, … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Inspiration Tagged believable character arcs, character motivation, Fae Rowen, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft 19 Comments
Is Fear Freezing Up Your Creativity?
by Jenny Hansen “There isn’t any secret. You sit down and you start and that’s it.” ~ Elmore Leonard Last month, I took a course with Margie Lawson called Defeating Self-Defeating Behaviors, which I would recommend to anyone. Margie might … Continue reading
Posted in Inspiration Tagged fear of success, Jenny Hansen, Writers in the Storm, writing 61 Comments