After a lifetime of hibernation I have begun the transformation into an impoverished writer where I try to take a gritty look at reality while retaining a sense of humour.
How do you approach cover design?
Cautiously would be the one word answer. At the present time the budget for cover design is zero which restricts options to a degree. To counter that I work with images in the public domain to try to find an abstraction that conveys the title and tenor of the piece.
What do you read for pleasure?
Everything except insurance contracts, tax guidelines, and political speeches.
Friday the thirteenth can be very inconvenient but when it falls on a Monday it can be positively annoying. One Monday such as this with the stars of misfortune perfectly aligned a disembodied head, during a teleconference with Head Office, informed Trevor that henceforth he was surplus to requirements.
A short story following a young woman, sandwiched between the end of the Great Depression and the beginning of the Second World War, as she takes the first steps towards independence after the promise of college was swept away.