On Writing: Misunderstandings Lead to Better Characters

Photo by Shiny Diamond on Pexels.com In December of 2019, I met a newlywed couple at a Christmas party. They had recently come back from their honeymoon, which included a cruise. One night the crew put together a game night for all the passengers, which included a version of The Newlywed Game. When the host… Continue reading On Writing: Misunderstandings Lead to Better Characters

How I Met My Husband

Photo by Vlad Cheu021ban on Pexels.com Let me tell you a story. It starts 16 years ago with a turtle and a trip to Target. I went to college 100% on student loans. Even my apartment rent, food, and utilities were paid for through loans. So when I got my check at the beginning of… Continue reading How I Met My Husband

Little White Lies

Photo by bongkarn thanyakij on Pexels.com Craig suppressed a gag as Martha set the plate of broccoli casserole, her “specialty,” in front of him. “I made your favorite,” she smiled. “And there’s plenty more in the kitchen.” “You shouldn’t have,” he said, subtly leaning to the side so as to avoid the hot aroma wafting… Continue reading Little White Lies