I'm curious to know where other writers find their inspiration. I find I gain inspiration from a variety of sources. Sometimes writing inspires me, sometimes situations in life, sometimes just a snippet of dialogue from a play, TV show, or movie that gets stuck in my head. Where do you find your inspiration?
Inspired by "Small Change" by Tom Waits. Lenny heard the shots. Hell, everybody on the block heard the shots, but nobody saw anything. Nobody ever saw anything, not even those who were there, looking right at whatever was happening. They especially didn't see anything because they knew what would happen to them if they did. … Continue reading Dead Man’s Hat
Annabelle Collins wheeled herself out to the back porch of her home in Kirkwood, and watched as Paul Searcy continued his yard work. It had been nearly ten years since Searcy had become a part of her everyday existence and nearly twenty-five since he first entered her life. As she watched him work, she again … Continue reading A Debt to Pay
Synopsis Within a month of losing her father, Alyssa Caine is in a serious car accident which leaves her in a coma for several days. Upon awakening, she claims she’s Rebecca Asher and insists on seeing her brother Steven. Alyssa knows enough details about Rebecca’s life to suggest the two knew one another, but neither … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Synopsis and Characters