Carolyn Haley: "I edit a lot of genre novels, and many of them include funny fighting. Not the ha-ha kind of funny, but the eye-rolling, groaning kind of funny caused by absurd or impossible situations. I believe some authors create such scenes because they have lived secure, nonviolent lives, and gained their impressions of battle from media. Young writers, in particular, are prone to composing fight and chase scenes that come across like video games."
"Please....Spread this around to U.S. Veterans groups ! Thanks to Big Bend Natural History Association and the NPS we have an Artist in Residence Program for Veterans AND one open to the general public. Each has a $$$ stipend, house, public engagement. Let's see what you can do for the National Parks Centennial year and U.S. Veterans who are artists.
"Please send this link to everyone you can: http://www.nationalparksartsfoundation.org/#!apply-big-bend-national-park/c17vy "
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