Shh... Listen ... Can you hear it? Probably not. But it's happening. Right now, all over the world, there are people making stories. They have "other jobs," many of them - moms and dads, teachers and salesmen, and plenty of other obligations which occupy their day. But, for some inexplicable, beautiful reason, the beauty of a … Continue reading For Those Who Make the Stories
Stories that Go Bump in the Night (Sam Gamgee Was Right)
Bump. Thump. Rattle. A haunting. More psychological than physical. That's the one that bruises. Why do some stories stick with us? What is it about a particular book or movie that haunts us, that when we wake up the morning after, we see the world differently? I use the word "haunt" deliberately, because I've just … Continue reading Stories that Go Bump in the Night (Sam Gamgee Was Right)
Bring on the Wonder
Wonder rises unbidden inside us often as children, but there are too many other hands inside us shoving it down as we grow older.