Category Archives: How To Develop Strong Characters

The Cat Sat on the Mat – John le Carré on Plotting

John le Carré is the pen name of David John Moore Cornwell, the British author of espionage novels, including The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Russia House; The Tailor of Panama; The Constant Gardener, and many others. He worked briefly for British intelligence, MI5 and MI6, in the… Read More »

Women’s Soccer and Stereotypes

Hats off to the U.S. women’s soccer team that just pulled off an amazing 1-0 victory over Brazil to win gold in the Olympics! (And in the heart-stopping extra 30 minutes of overtime, no less.) Somehow, the Americans’ gutsy, swarming defense managed to thwart the powerful Brazilians, led by Marta whose control of the ball… Read More »