Mapping Your Writing

When I was a snot-nosed kid, before my parents paved our driveway, my little brother, Roger, and I used to “play cars” in the dirt after school. Fun times involving early miniature cars and a small gas station made from thin metal and painted with Gulf Oil Company thematic colors and emblems. We would scrape […]


Writing Jig-Saw Puzzles

Everyone, at some time or other in their life, builds a jig-saw puzzle. Not in the sense of actually manufacturing a puzzle, however, but placing the pieces to form a whole picture. Some puzzles are simple, and only require a short time to complete. In contrast, complex puzzles need considerable study time in order to […]