What’s in a Name? What do you think about names – generally? Or do you think about them? Most people don’t. I however, could really enjoy a big metaphysical discussion about names, but that’s not where I’m headed here. When I started this blog, I promised myself I’d stick to things related to writing or … More What’s in a Name?
Calico Calamity, Excerpt — Atonement, Tennessee This excerpt, this calico calamity, leads the heroine of “Atonement, Tennessee” into a tense situation. Lilith the cat has a knack for finding those, and a few such are told from her point of view in the novel. I use the calico as a device to let you know about … More Calico Calamity — Atonement
Emlyn Ran, Excerpt — The Dead of Winter I’ve been a bad blogger lately, and haven’t posted much. Maybe I’ve been too focused on the paying job – also known as work. To make amends, here is a treat. [I hope!]. Below is an excerpt from The Dead of Winter. I call it “Emlyn Ran.” … More Emlyn Ran – The Dead of Winter
Yesterday, as I left the Post Office, a business man complimented my new glasses. That was nice, especially since here strangers just don’t speak period, unless it’s to tell you to get out of their way. And how often does anybody compliment eyeglasses anyway? “New glasses must work some kind of magic,” my slightly sardonic inner voice … More Magic Glasses