Month: June 2011

Where Ideas Come From

I’ve blogged for several years. When asked what I write about I usually say whatever interests me. As I concentrate more on fiction and less on blogging I’m anticipating the next round of “where did you get that idea” questions. Where did you come up with your characters? Like drum solos, those questions are inevitable…. Read more »

Three Departures, My Spring of Goodbyes

Having to say goodbye to people you’re just getting to know is painful. The already steamy days of spring promise a torturous summer in the south. Bidding farewell to friends will make it even longer. First is a South African couple I met through shared friends. In a baffling display of bureaucratic stupidity the government… Read more »