Story Arcs, Coffee and Villains

I spent some time in my favorite coffee shop today just brainstorming and refining my story arc. As I went through my checklists, I realized that for some things I have to take it up a notch. For others, I have more done than I thought.  That was a nice feeling. The hardest thing I've … Continue reading Story Arcs, Coffee and Villains


Freshly sharpened pencils, brand new notebooks with bright white sheets, and soon, students spilling back into the classroom.  Sometimes it seems as if September should be the beginning of the year rather than January. However, it dawned on me that there are seasons.  Not just the standard four of fall, winter, spring and summer.  No, … Continue reading Seasons