Today is Name Yourself Day, Winston Churchill Day, and the birthday of: Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, Paule Marshall

Tip: When creating setting/character, don’t forget about the way the people dress. Clothing can help define not only character, but when and where we are.

Thought: “Writing fiction is … an endless and always defeated effort to capture some quality of life without killing it.” – Rose Wilder Lane

Teaser: While walking through a parking garage, you hear a thump coming from the trunk of a car. What do you do?