Untethered Dog

You Never Know Where He Will Go

Writing Life

The Word is Sword

In our writing group the format is as follows. After intros and a reading of the rules, the organizer says aloud a word, one word only,, and for 30 minutes we write in silence. Most take up the word in some direct or indirect way, though it is not in the rules that you must […]

Hangover, Too

You can, of course, experience a hangover without having first consumed any amount of alcohol or drugs. The body reacts to just about any over indulgence. I staggered out of bed yesterday morning and tried to pry my eyes open — about needed a power tool — as lightning reflected through my living room window […]

The Only Way to Go

There is no such thing as writer’s block. The failure to put anything out is the direct result of not putting enough in. Writing is the vehicle, reading is the gas. One may turn over the engine using an alternative source — another art form. This may work a time or two or maybe three. […]