Category Archives: Louise M. Gouge

Paint Your Wagon, or, the Attack of the Earworm by Louise M. Gouge

A Review I love the old musicals, especially those by the gifted composers and lyricists Alan J. Lerner and Frederick Loewe (My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, Camelot). When their musical Paint Your Wagon appeared in my television lineup the other night, … Continue reading

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Step Seven on our Journey by Louise M. Gouge

Thank you for sticking with me on this journey. Today, I’m posting an opinion piece titled: Ahab’s Bride Versus Ahab’s Wife When a writer completes a novel and begins the arduous task of finding a publisher, or better still, finding … Continue reading

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Still Dealing with Fear by Louise M. Gouge

We fiction writers enjoy making life difficult for our characters. Without some sort of struggle, some conflict, we would have no plot. E. M. Forster said, “‘The king died and then the queen died’ is a story. ‘The king died, … Continue reading

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Dealing with Fear by Louise M. Gouge

  Louise M. Gouge Deals with Fear…   Not the nervous feelings I would get while waiting for a job interview or the shakiness I used to feel before singing a solo in church. Not even the raw fear of … Continue reading

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