The other day, I was driving to work when I encountered a wake of vultures. Before you ask—no I did not know that a group of vultures feeding on a carcass is called a wake, while a group of vultures in flight is called a kettle. Instead, I thought, I wonder if a group of … Continue reading A Wake of Vultures
Oh, the crazy stuff that goes through my head. This morning, I followed this bicycle helmet to work, and other coincidences.
You know, there are signals everywhere. You just have to learn to recognize them, and of course, what they mean.
Funny stuff from a recent cruise. There are more sites than those on shore excursions, and if you read all the signs on the ship, you just might laugh a little bit.
I need advice. I wrote the start of a very short story that takes place in a remote region of the world in the near future. I worry that the names I used don’t reveal enough about the characters. Anyone have opinions on the names I used for these folks? Here goes… The gathering promised … Continue reading The “Trick” to Naming Characters