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... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

A Room with a View

In late April, Jon Seaborn and his friend Alfredo Grotto were arriving by train to Porta Santa Lucia, a small town in Italy on the Mediterranean coast. The town itself dates back to the 15th century. The streets are paved with cobblestone, each stone seemingly able to tell it’s own story through its dents and... Continue Reading →

Easy Does It Podcast

The moment I introduce “The Easy Does It Podcast” to the Curtis Street blog is confirmation of a moment I was future thinking back in time. I never thought it would come to be. So, without further ado let me introduce you to the Easy Does It Podcast Show! Starring myself and my wife Mary.... Continue Reading →

Writing is the best way to travel

Introduction Writers, they have the best imagination. Discovery: knowing that when stuck all that is needed is a decision to move a muscle and write a thought. Here’s a thought: “If you have an itch, scratch it” ~ David Morgan; September 14, 2018   A story in New York On a Saturday night in 1981,... Continue Reading →

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