As a writer, I’m often asked how a story is born. The reality is, there’s no magical approach other than writing as much as possible and to have multiple ways to capture ideas - a small notebook or recording device always on-hand. Then let them grow. Build on your ideas. Mesh them together. Pull them … Continue reading A Peek into the Adventure
Happy Holidays – here’s a new short story!
I’m lost and hungry. Walking quickly, I point my nose upward and hope to catch a whiff of a deep fryer, the scent let off by pubs as they prepare patrons’ meals. I listen for the low hum of a crowd piled into a cafe. Nothing.
An insurgent buries his newest creation – a pressure activated IED – under a long, narrow pile of dust and sand. The two slim and shiny slabs of metal lay between two previously charred minivans. He runs away. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - … Continue reading Monkey Business