Month: February 2016

The Genesis Of An Idea

I was thinking today about how often, as a writer, I get an idea for something to write about. Sometimes, when I see a photo online, that’s enough to get me writing. I recently wrote about a Lady In Red and it was partly inspired by a photo of a woman sitting at the bar, ...

My Friend Erik

When I first moved to Exeter, New Hampshire – it was a strange experience. My mother was friends with a lady neighbor, and this neighbor had a brother. He and my mom got together, eventually, and he whisked us all away to his home in a higher-end trailer park from our roach-infested apartment in Lewiston, ...

How I Came To Love History

Recently, I asked a few of my friends on Facebook if they had any questions for me, anything they were wondering about me that might make an interesting blog post. I have lots of things I want to write about, you see, but they’re all pretty serious or emotional things from my past. So I ...

Lady In Red

Continuing with my efforts to write some more, this is my writing prompt exercise in which I took a photo I found online and tried to craft a little story around it. I find the “red dress” to be classic imagery, and the bar scene is somewhere lots of things could happen. Keep in mind ...