5 Great Blu-ray Deals


Kingdom of Heaven

I recently wrote about how to find the best blu-ray deals and build a great collection. Here are a few movies that are currently at ridiculously low prices that should be in everyone’s collection:

  1. Dark City: $4.99
  2. Zodiac: $4.99
  3. Kingdom of Heaven: $5
  4. The Princess Bride: $5
  5. La Femme Nikita: $6.49

Writing Exercise: Beginning and Ending

I’ve recently started attending a writer’s Meetup, hoping it will inspire me to write more often. The group is led by my friend James Fowles; you can find his blog at ‘Faithful Frustration‘.

This week’s exercise: Beginning and Ending

Start your story with this phrase: The quick beating of…
Finish your story with this phrase: You can make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.

The quick beating exhausted Tony. He was out of shape and it was hard work hurting another man. Still, the soreness and ache of exercise felt good. It reminded him that he was alive and that was not a sensation he felt too often anymore.

Too often, he felt worthless. Until he found his calling, that is. It turned out that he was really good at making others feel pain. You might even say he had a talent for it. Turns out, sometimes you can make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.