A Day in the Life of an Aspiring Novelist

10:00 am – Wake up to the sound of your cell phone ringing. You expectantly reach for it, hoping it’s this one agent you emailed last week, but it’s your sort-of boyfriend. You don’t pick up because if you’re going to get anything done today it can’t involve outings for Quizno’s subs or catching the […]


A Day in the Life of a Soldier

I don’t have it as bad as some people. I don’t have it as bad as other people. But I’m not other people. It’s different for everybody. Certain things are the same; the basic framework, the training, the long hours.  I’ve seen big strong macho men crumble as the first bullet went zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzswhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh over their […]