Sidney Hodges is an author living happily in the greater Chicago-land area with two dogs: a pug and a border collie. One loves to roam free and even knows how to bring the daily paper from the newsstand and the other likes to cuddle and sniff around the yard and home mostly - guess which one is which?
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
First stories I ever wrote were on notebook paper to my best friend - who would reciprocate.
What is your writing process?
Story comes to me either as a dream or sparked by a word or phrase. Sometimes a character comes to me strongly. Then, I write an outline of the story as I understand it thus far. As I begin writing, the characters reveal to me what they want to do. Some of them surprise me with their decisions or their depth of emotions.
Lona husband is away and she encounters a stranger who wants the milk from her heavy jugs. This is part of the Curiosa short stories series of "truly nasty tales." The content is literary, and intended for discerning adult audiences.
The Detectives have quite a situation on their hands when they meet a young girl who is too hot to handle. This story is part of the Curiosa series of short, but engrossing "truly nasty tales." Content is literary, but intended for discerning adult audiences.