Month: September 2014

Perfect Fusion

People have asked me how much research I do when I’m working on a story. It’s hard to quantify something like that. For me, research is useful, but I don’t like to be tied to what I’ve read. For example, some of my characters…

Livescribe 3 Smartpen

Over the weekend, I ordered a Livescribe 3 Smartpen. I had seen the advertisement from the company: Then I read some reviews, most of which seemed positive for what I want to do with it. I also saw that the pen is compatible with…

The Stories We Tell

I had planned to spend the entire weekend writing a short story. Unfortunately, my story had other ideas. Turns out that the story idea I’d envisioned isn’t a short story at all. It’s a novella. And while I like the story and think it’s…