Last week’s blog post found the P.I. team of White and Wong in the midst of early Cold War noir as they pursued a left-handed sprocket that contained a mysterious code. At the closing of the episode’s first half, White and Wong were tied up in the cellar of a pawn shop, held captive by… Continue reading A Left-handed What? Part II
This week’s blog post offers another two-part, four-item-prompt short story featuring the private-eye duo of White and Wong––this time a bit of early Cold War Noir. As I explained in a previous post, the four items used for inspiration are totally unrelated and must be included at least once somewhere within the story. In this… Continue reading A Left-handed What?
A Dance With History What to do on a clear summer Saturday? Some folks sought the rivers and lakes to boat, ski, or fish. Some probably chose to splash in a swimming pool. Others likely elected to stay inside where it was cool. My son, grandson, and I decided to venture to a local airport… Continue reading A Dance With History
This week I chose to reflect upon the craft of writing (and life) via quotes from successful authors. Some tell it like it is, some offer inspiration, but each of them speak truthfully from the writer’s soul. Enjoy. Thanks for stopping by. Author Quotes: You fail only if you stop writing. ––Ray Bradbury Description begins… Continue reading Author Quotes:
As promised, here’s the conclusion to Dark and Stormy, the short story I began last week that was based upon a four-item prompt consisting of: An old chenille bathrobe Keys to the library A pigeon An expired passport Last week, I left off with P.I. Barnibus White’s partner, Peter Wong, flopping face first on the… Continue reading Dark and Stormy: Part II
Yes, my blog post this week is a day late. But as the wise old sages say, ‘Better late than not at all.’ When I mention to folks that my wife and I once lived in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, most of them react with, “Why did you leave?” The typical reply we offer to… Continue reading Dark and Stormy
Reading is part of writing. Not only is reading a vital aspect toward learning the ins and outs of writing, rewriting, and editing, it is also a method to keep in touch with other writers and the writing world. In addition, reading is also fun. Ask any writer who enjoys their craft and he/she will… Continue reading Books