If It Doesn’t Work, Start Over

I sent my critique partner one of my short stories, “During the Ball,” about what happened during Cinderella’s ball (no one falls into “happily ever after” during one dance). Anyway, she said that one of her favorite things about it was how it seemed to have just flowed out of me. She’s right. I sat…

2021 and Space

Every now and then I wonder what does an astronaut see? We have pictures, duh. Use the internet. That’s not what I mean. When they are floating outside the space station, or space shuttle, or whatever, what do they see when they look straight down? What do they see when they look straight up? We…

Calculus and Chaucer

Or…How Math Made Me a Better Writer. P.S (Pre-script): I discovered I have written blogs on this topic before. That just shows you how important it is to me. Consider it more evidence in support of my thesis. If you are a person who needs for things to remain in neat, well-prescribed boxes, then stop…