Of Ghosts and Old Doorbells


The old doorbell had been silent for over twenty years. After this house was abandoned, people eventually stopped coming to visit, or even to try and sell things. It had been so long, in fact, that the ghosts started to assume it was too rusty to ever make another sound. Three generations of ghosts dwelled …

Why Writers Don’t Have to Drink Coffee


For many writers, coffee's essential in order to practice the craft. It gives us energy, smells good, and there are many ways to drink it—you can add creamer or take it black (I love it both ways!) I, too, swore on coffee being the writer's drink—until my mom got me a brilliant cocoa-latte machine. After experimenting with different …