Category Archives: Write What You Know

And This is Why the Authorities Get Nosy

Does this happen to anyone else? I am minding my own business, writing away. I am describing the images shown in a particular photograph. Suddenly, it occurs to me that this photo is taken in the home environs of cannibals … Continue reading

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THE UNIVERSE CONSPIRES

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.Ernest Hemingway There have been some interesting developments here in Murderville. I am sick and tired of stopping every third sentence wondering whether there were … Continue reading

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THE CELLO OBSESSION

has passed. It started innocently enough. It occurred to me that perhaps my protagonist played the cello. BUT . . . I know nothing about the cello. In fact, I do not know anything about playing any musical instrument. I … Continue reading

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I WOULD RATHER SIT ON A PUMPKIN

“. . . and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ― Henry David Thoreau Thank you, Henry.  I am not much pleased by crowds, either. I had forgotten how many social obligations resume in … Continue reading

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KARMA TRAIN CRASH

He did not even see it coming. Plot line: disgruntled worker hates job/boss. Complains to co-worker. Shares details of job application to co-worker. Co-worker applies for the job and beats out disgruntled worker for the job. Sweeeeeet. Even sweeter? The … Continue reading

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