Kristopher William Locke is a poet and artist born, raised and situated in the Canadian prairies with experience in various mediums including radio, print, web and stage. Readers are invited to join him on the peaks and valleys that exist within, and despite, the flat prairie landscape of his homeland. The result is part of his shared […]Read more "Hello L’Hiver"
(Read part one here) Hadley woke up earlier than him Saturday morning and tried desperately not to wake him as she took his manuscript into the kitchen. She was at least three chapters behind schedule on her first pass of the manuscript. Marcus needed to review her changes by the end of the week. They […]Read more "In Bed With Her Author (Part II)"
She didn’t mean for it to happen again. The first time, Hadley was a young editorial assistant and he was an alcoholic with the aura of a Nobel Prize winner. She was intrigued by his smell of cigars and the twenty-year age difference. It fell apart when his wife returned from her summer abroad and […]Read more "In Bed With Her Author (Part I)"
Like just about every other artsy-fartsy, Millennial-generation dweeb in America, I’m currently participating in National Novel Writing Month – or NaNoWriMo. For those unfamiliar with the concept, it’s pretty simple: participants spend the month of November writing a 50,000-word novel (which averages out to about 1,667 words per day). The novel can be about whatever […]Read more "Bad Writing is Bad"