A Postcard From Chamonix

I saw an ad in the The New York Times, "$99 to London from New York, each way". This is going back a few years and I don't think anyone could find a deal like that today. Even in those days it was considered a deal and a half. I was 23 years old and …

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The Most Peculiar Cafe

A true story with a little imagination. The Place In the quaint Florida coastal town of Vero Beach, I stepped into a coffee shop with an odd mixture of small town folks in what I thought to be an ordinary cafe. Not unusual to notice that people were talking or reading and writing at their …

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Covid strikes: A poem on my google drive

Covid strikes: A poem on my google drive Even the entertainment cant control or seem to  rest my restless mind as I seem to be practicing, and getting good at, I may add, flabble anxomatic inner trembling that stir my large abdomen and fight for air. Marlboro after marlboro the issue of this cockamamia, contemporary …

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Post Card from Cinque Terre

  Characterization: This escape scene after Sophia and Jon, the main characters in my novella (a work in progress) escape a chase by Jack Crawford and the drunken conductor, whom I haven’t named yet. Victor, the Mariachi player, helps them get away. The scene starts after they arrive at a Villa in a town in …

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A Scene from “The Chase is On”

As I work on my novella I find that I am introducing characters in odd ways and then incorporating an element of surprise when they appear again. This time with purpose. Here is another snippet of the novella. It's small. "I don't want to give too much away!" Sophia was racing up the spiral staircase. …

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A Scene from The Kingsford Gallery

A Scene from The Kingsford Gallery Continuing from the story of Jon Seaborn and Sophia Collins from the novella in progress with the working title: "A Postcard from Chamonix". They are in Paris and always a chase. This follows the two scenes I posted on this blog: The Near Escape and A Scene on the …

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