Today is the birthday of: Barbara Kinsolver, Buddha, John Fante, Seymour Hersh

Tip: Don’t let your characters play Hamlet and give long, windy speeches.

Thought: “Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first and the lesson after.” – Anon.

Teaser: Your character is going to the zoo. Where does she go? What kind is it? Large or elephantsmall? What is her favorite exhibit/animal? Why?