Rule one of reading other people’s stories is that whenever you say ‘well that’s not convincing’ the author tells you that’s the bit that wasn’t made up. This is because real life is under no obligation to be convincing.Neil Gaiman I have met many characters in my years of restaurant work…some I have tried weaving… Continue reading Are Your Characters Too Real?
In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul. Dario Argento Last night when I was locking up the cafe I heard a cricket chirping from somewhere up in the high ceiling. I immediately thought of the children’s book The Cricket in Times… Continue reading The Cricket in Times Square