J.B. Chicoine’s latest provides a steady drip of a story.
How can so many people—most people—be content to make the same mistakes over and over again, rather than striving to be better?
What to do when you get to the next line, where it says “Employer.”
Work in Progress not progressing? Must be time to write a blog post. Blog posts, after all, are just short snippets of thought. They don’t require character arcs, or plot development, or outlines. They don’t require much at all, really, except a quick trigger that
A book from my past took over my present, and now it will live on in the future.
Yesterday I visited the Bourne Middle School, writing Oliver-based stories in cooperation with about 230 fifth graders—who fortunately were divided across five forty minute periods, and well-supervised by their teachers. First the kids chose a starting and ending point for our story and located each
Several years ago, I wrote a story called “Reading the Shape of the Wind.” In it I described the different ways breeze fills across the water, as well as the best strategies for winning races in each condition. Recently, it’s occurred to me that there’s
You heard it here first: Game of Sails: an Olympic Love Story will soon be available in paperback.
Am I Raising my Characters, or are they Raising ME?
Greetings from sunny south Florida, where I’ve escaped for a week of warm weather and a spot of fun that might (or might not) be eventually justified as research.