Is it really all about you?

Is it really all about you?

One of the biggest pet peeves on the planet, according to me, is the prima-donna, all-about-me writer. Whether these people are on page or stage, their stories usually start with their favourite word: me, me, me — not you! — meeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Sigh.

Don’t...
Are you taking score too soon?

Are you taking score too soon?

We are almost there. The charmer known as 2020 is almost out the door. At last, at last! Reflect on the year for one second. Are you filled with a sort of wet doughnut in your gut? A churning feeling that something fearful this way comes… again? Like, there’s more...
Boooooo! How storytellers let fear rule

Boooooo! How storytellers let fear rule

Have you seen this bit of prose making the rounds? 
“The devil whispered in my ear, ‘You’re not strong enough to withstand this storm.’
Tonight I whispered in the devil’s ear, ‘I am the storm.’”
 Nice, eh? At the risk of sounding like a horned, red-hoofed (unmasked)...