More than Just Comic Relief, Critters Can Deepen Your Fiction (and Your Life)

If you’re like me, pets are a big part of your life. Especially during these days of enforced semi-isolation, they keep us company and semi-normal and sane. I got sick on 4/9/21 and tested positive for Covid-19, despite working from home for a year and never going anywhere without a mask. Being surrounded by fur

By |2021-04-21T13:21:39+00:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Chekov’s Gun—or the Fiery Red Bug

What does a fiery red bug have to do with a gun? Everything…if you’re an author writing a story and fleshing it out with detail. Which details? Ah, the conundrum of “significant detail.” That is, the details that matter. Which details matter? Besides providing an atmosphere (setting) in which the story unfolds, those include details

By |2021-02-11T12:56:05+00:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments
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