On Writing: Chocolates & Unemployment

I have worked in variety of office environments. Among other things, I was always the coffee glutton of the office. I tried to offset this by being the person who made the coffee. I thought if I ensured there was always coffee for the other staff, I wouldn’t have to feel bad for drinking itContinue reading “On Writing: Chocolates & Unemployment”

On Writing: From Forest to Fire

“From Forest to Fire” was my first short story to be chosen for publication even though it was not the first to appear publically. Perspectives Magazine was new at the time, and struggling to find the time to get all of their tasks done. I would estimate that this was accepted in March of 2006, andContinue reading “On Writing: From Forest to Fire”

On Writing: The Nordic Pumpkin

I was in a strange place when I wrote “The Nordic Pumpkin”. I had actually lost my grandfather in the summer of 2005, and I was unable to attend any of the mourning surrounding his death. I believe that this event and my childhood love of Roald Dahl inspired this story. My own grandmother, bornContinue reading “On Writing: The Nordic Pumpkin”

A Whole Year

It’s been almost a whole year since I’ve last posted. Of course I’ve been too busy to post, or at least that what I’d like to believe. Here’s what happened:

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