Musings

This Story Changes in Chapter Eleven

Writing is an art. It’s about shaping the bones of a language--the bare words--into ideas, full thoughts, sentences, paragraphs, stories that speak about human nature and this great big universe of possibilities we live in. Writing is a craft. It’s about understanding the way words relate to each other, the way story structure is built,… Continue reading This Story Changes in Chapter Eleven

Musings

Opportunity Seldom Makes House Calls

The cliché says when opportunity knocks, get up and answer the door. However, Opportunity is very busy and often can’t commit to making house calls. That doesn’t mean he’s out of business. He just takes a little more effort to contact. This rehashing of a familiar metaphor is really trying to illustrate that opportunities don’t… Continue reading Opportunity Seldom Makes House Calls