Monthly Archives: December 2012

Two Birds With One Stone, Part 1

I wrote the following short story for the Round Hill Writers’ Group in December, 2011.  It was in response to a writing prompt to tell a story based on an idiom.  At the group, everyone reads his or her story … Continue reading

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Plugging a Story Hole

I’ve been busy for the past month (give or take) on three chapters in Shifting Mars’ Sands.  These chapters are tightly coupled; if you think of them as a balloon and you squeeze in one spot, a bulge will appear … Continue reading

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On Computer Repair

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, I helped a friend with a Win 7 computer issues.  The first was that Windows Update had downloaded several updates that failed to install.  The second was that the computer couldn’t connect to internet via a … Continue reading

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