Serial and Milk(ing it)

Writers love playing the “what-if?” game. It’s how we get our best ideas. Many years ago, I read a series of articles in The Oregonian about the growing problem of eco-terrorism in the western states. One line in particular grabbed me: the reporter wrote, “It’s a miracle nobody has been killed.” So, I thought, what … Continue reading Serial and Milk(ing it)

NNWM/26: Inception-ish

When I've talked about the plot of my new novel, a lot of people say, "Oh - like Inception!" And while both stories center around dreaming, that's the only real common ground they share. But enough folks made the comparison that I began to worry. I saw Inception when it came out a few years ago, … Continue reading NNWM/26: Inception-ish

Killing Me Softly With His Gun

A few nights ago, Tara had a dream about me. She was reluctant to talk about it, for fear that it would scare me or freak me out. "Did I die in it?" I asked. She admitted that I had. "How did I die?" "You were shot." Upon hearing that, I breathed a sigh of relief. … Continue reading Killing Me Softly With His Gun