Tag Archives: Writing Process

Freedom From or Freedom To?

When we have a burden, a heavy weight on our shoulders, we naturally seek to be free of it, to cast it off. To some of us, this is just a pipe dream, but others work through it to actively … Continue reading

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“Enough is not enough.”

If we enjoy something, wouldn’t more of it be even better? That is how our minds often work, but the truth is more paradoxical. Whatever we do, there will always be one more thing that could be done, and the … Continue reading

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Cabin 22 – Trey & Dotty Miller

Author’s Notes: Why would an American couple be staying in an out-of-the way place like Silver Oaks Cabins? Well, maybe because they thought one of their ancestors came from that area. That idea leads to this story, and a realization … Continue reading

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Cabin 22 – Orlando Smith

Author’s Notes. I had to sign in to a building recently, and I idly looked at the names above mine on the sheet. One was “Orlando Smith”, a common enough name here in the MidWestern US, I thought, but not … Continue reading

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Cabin 22: Eric

Author’s Notes: This writing came from two unrelated thoughts. One was about where “inspiration” comes from, and the other was what the last journal entry would have on other people reading it. It wasn’t until I got to the end … Continue reading

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Cabin 22: David and Jackie

AUTHOR NOTES: This is very much a first draft – I wanted something less “happy” to occur in Cabin 22, and this story came to mind. Actually, a variant came to mind first, but as I put it down the … Continue reading

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Cabin 22: Selwyn Smyth-Tomlinson

Selwyn Smyth-Tomlinson   Selwyn looked around the cabin. There was no desk, nowhere to set out his laptop or sort through his papers. He checked his phone: only 3 bars on the connection, and no Wi-Fi network that he could … Continue reading

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