Glint of Light on Broken Glass

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. ~Anton Chekhov Another quote on “show don’t tell” this one by Anton Chekhov, one of the great masters of the modern short story. If you are a short story writer and haven’t read his work, it might be time… Continue reading Glint of Light on Broken Glass

Story Ideas

Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.Orson Scott Card Working in a cafe gives me a lot of daily customer interaction. I find material for poems, shorts and characters daily. Sometimes I just write a… Continue reading Story Ideas