Category Archives: musings

Three Is the Magic Number

By | March 27, 2012

Three is the magic number. Our third annual Word Jazz festival takes place at Boxley’s, a jazz club in North Bend, Washington, on April 10, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. You should make reservations. Hope to see you there.

Stars in the Texas Sky – Excerpt

By | March 24, 2012

Feel free to read this now and rate it. It’s in the top 250 novels for the Amazon Breakout Novel Award. Stars in the Texas Sky – Full. You’ll have to “purchase it” (it’s free) and then read it on your Kindle – but you can read it in the Kindle app on your web… Read More »

The Silver Bowl and Creamer

By | October 15, 2011

Freewrite – 10 minutes, a prompt (in bold, below), and we have to write a story. All Jane wanted was the antique sugar bowl and creamer pitcher from her Grandmother’s collection. It was the only thing left of any value after the tornado had taken Grandmother away – Grandmother and her parents and every sibling… Read More »

A Swing and a Miss

By | October 8, 2011

Freewrite for 2011-10-08 – we have a first line (in bold, below) and 10 minutes. I did not get a complete story, but this is perhaps the beginning of a longer story. Making the best of a bad situation, Jonas picked up the tennis racket and began swinging. Typically he’d be on the 4:47 home… Read More »