Character Development

18 Mar 19
Warp Zoned

Sony Santa Monica’s God of War continued its award-winning ways this weekend with a trio of wins at the 2019 SXSW Gaming Awards. The action-adventure title was awarded “Game of the Year” by SXSW’s Gaming Advisory Board, as well as “Excellence In Design” and “Excellence in Visual Achievement.” The rest of the 2019 SXSW Gaming […]

18 Mar 19
BURR CONSULTING, LLC

In early March 2019, the Federal Department of Labor proposed an increase in the salary-level threshold for white-collar exempt positions.  The current exemption level at the federal level is $23,660, the proposed exempt threshold is $35,308.  “If finalized, the new overtime rule would result in the reclassification by employers of more than a million currently exempt […]

18 Mar 19
Sherman County eNews

CONTENTS Sherman County 4-H News: Sherman County Swine Club Report Moro Church Congratulates Emma Witherspoon Grass Valley’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, April 13 80th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY–2019 Regular Session Senate Bill 928 From Won’t Power to Will Power Links: Things to Think About & Things to Do Oregon’s state art collection featured on new Oregon […]

18 Mar 19
KLReads

Article – Turning the Page: Storytelling in the Digital Age This is a really interesting article. I particularly enjoyed discovering that technology has an impact on the crew communication, as well as how the films are produced in a technical sense. Learning that sometimes the creative efforts of the team are formed entirely digitally through email […]

18 Mar 19
WELCOME TO MY BLOG, FELLOW WRITERS AND READERS!

Being part of an on-line writing group for several years has provided many benefits. But with the positives come a few negatives.

18 Mar 19
Theresa Smith Writes

Star-crossed… About the Book: Marian Keyes meets Love Actually in this fresh, funny and gloriously romantic Australian novel that has sold all around the world. In this sparkling romantic comedy, a young journalist tampers with her magazine’s horoscopes to win her friend’s heart – and sets in motion an unpredictable and often hilarious ripple effect. […]

18 Mar 19
Jonah's Daily Rants

We’ve finally gone Full Shounen! Non-stop action, the hero telling the others to leave it to him, hell, we’ve even got a character screaming about ‘Justice’! On top of all that, we’ve got a supremely powerful villain that puts everyone else to shame! In this episode, the battle escalates further than ever before. Mob and […]

18 Mar 19
K. D. Davis

The world around us is made up of complex structures that we are responsible for. Perhaps it is purely human nature, but we build complex systems that shape our world, often without noticing. The discovery of one’s place in a society is explored through many different literary schools of thought and through the study of […]

18 Mar 19
It's Loud in Here

This is my first time to review a book, so bear with me as it may not follow a traditional review scheme – because I don’t generally read book reviews, either. A Woman is No Man is the debut novel from “bookstagram” icon, Etaf Rum. I only know this because I’ve read that elsewhere, but […]

18 Mar 19
NintendoSoup

The Pokemon Company, Legendary Entertainment, and Warner Bros. have published a lengthy interview revealing the development of Pokemon Detective Pikachu. In this interview, we learned that it took over five years for Legendary to secure the rights to make a Pokemon movie. We also learn about the work that goes into building the world of […]

18 Mar 19
TLP

The Ascent of a Leader addresses how ordinary relationships develop character and influence as leaders. Two ladders are described. The first is the capacity ladder where leaders strive to get ahead regardless of the cost. Relationships serve to benefit the leader ascend to a greater position. The second is the character ladder where an environment of grace […]

18 Mar 19
Les Beaux-Arts

Outwardly a standard action movie full of nonsensical shoot-em-up antics, Equilibrium, from The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)  director Kurt Wimmer, is actually an insightful movie that argues the value of art within society through the journey of John Preston (Christian Bale), a member of an elite police force tasked with destroying emotion. Based in a […]