Writing 3.3 – “The Death Story”

In January of ’84, after a decent winter break between college semesters, I was excited and nervous about something new in my college schedule – theater.  Not theater from a book but more like an intro to acting.  I had always loved movies and plays, but I had never actually done anything towards joining a…

Connecting Flight – ch. 1 – update

Roughly a year ago I posted a full novel, one chapter at a time, in order to get some feedback, and several of you were more helpful than I could have imagined.  After having revised it once, I am re-posting a few chapters but can send you more if you’re interested.  Saying “thanks” is not…

Yo. Little Help.

I’m having a little trouble with something, but I can’t tell you what.  Let me be more specific.  I’m working on a short story, but I’m not sure if something is clear that needs to be clear. It’s a story about two regular, average kids in a regular, average, middle-American town.  However, there’s something a…

Happy Birthday, Stevie!

Hey, last week, did you wish a happy birthday to Stephen King?  He writes a LOT, but does that make him great writer?  If I eat a lot, does that make me a great eater?  Nobody can take away his originality, that’s for sure.  He blazed some new literary trails, but I kind of expected…