Inspiration

My next door neighbor rented a humungous – and very loud – wood chipper to deal with a tree that came down in our high winds a couple of weeks ago.

They started the sucker shortly after 7 AM this morning. At 10 AM they are still going strong. At least it’s pouring out. And cold.

I    [Continue reading]

write what you know, sort of

Damn it, I’ve been trying like crazy to work this picture into a decent blog post, but nothing I write seems worthy of it.

I will say that I DID NOT! SHOOT Pig, but you probably already know that. I never even saw Pig. I stopped the car to take a picture of  a horse. This    [Continue reading]

to make a long story short...

I obviously haven’t been in blog-land much lately. I’ve been editing my WIP and frankly, if I follow much more of the (good) writing advice/models I’ve been reading lately, there won’t be much of the damn thing left for anyone else to read.

Hint Fiction (props to Merrilee Faber for the heads-up on    [Continue reading]

No Parknig

Some of you know I was an editorial assistant at one of the Big Name publishers in Boston in my first post-college job. Every morning, I’d stop at Dunkin’ Donuts for a large coffee and two glazed donuts, ride from Cambridge to Park Street on the MBTA, spill out with the hordes into Boston    [Continue reading]