Puffs of Smoke

Every writer has ideas that look like this. Incorporeal blobs of steam that sorta just ooze out our ears from time to time and drift towards the keys in a sad attempt to become something more coherent. No? Just me? Yeah, probably just me. Last week, I spoke of the inspiration behind my story for […]

All Things Green

Green! Green as far as the eye can see! Why? Cuz it’s March which means the little men in top-hats and striped trousers come out in search of their pots o’ gold. Or mugs of ale. Or both. No? Well, no, not entirely. Yes, this weekend, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day. It began as the […]

Writing Obsessions

Every writer has an ‘obsession’; one of those things that just always ends up in a story or novel, even an idea. For some it is as simple as a color, or recurring picture in things. Stephen King uses Maine as the location for nearly all of his novels and stories. As a matter of […]