Insperation

I was having breakfast with a writer friend of mine this morning and we were talking about how the stories and characters we create surprise us sometimes. You just never know what those darn characters are going to do next. You plan and plan then the story just takes on a will of its own. It’s fun to watch all that unfold. It is kind of like being the first reader of the story even though you are creating it. A song by Chris Isaak was at the root if the current book I’m writing. Bit’s and pieces of the ideas in the song simmered in my head then came out as a story called The Legends of the End. Here is the original version of the song and another artists take. Enjoy…

Ray Bradbury is Dead

This is a tragic day for all of us who love the masterfully crafted story. Ray Bradbury passed away Tuesday night June 5th, 2012. With his passing so passes the greatest living american author. He was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. He graduated high school in 1938 and never went to college but he never stopped learning. His first published short story was “Hollerbochen’s Dilemma.”

On Christmas morning…

On Christmas morning I received this Facebook message: “Sad to say, we lost Michael this morning about 8:00 A.M. CST, on a sunny, Christmas morn.” Mike Murray (far left) lost his 35 year long battle with MS. Another good man leaves this Earth. Mike was a husband and father, a band mate in High School […]