Monthly Archives: October 2011

Writing 101: The Three Elements of Story

My first car was a 1966 ford Mustang. My dad bought it for $1,000 using the $1,000 my grandparents had given me a year earlier. While he didn’t have to drag it home it had definitely seen better days. The … Continue reading

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Writing 101: Getting Unstuck

We all know that writers get stuck from time to time. There’s even a special phrase for it: writer’s block. When we’re stuck it can be frustrating, demoralizing, and just down right annoying. But what to do about it? Do … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Was. Is. What a difference in those two words. I read Steve Jobs’ bio in Wikipedia this morning and the lead sentence had been changed from ‘is’ to ‘was’. Such a small change yet so profound. I cried. I got … Continue reading

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