Tag Archives: King Lear

You and Your Godlike Powers

image of FCPS ACE program "Writing a Short Story" students, February 2012

I had a little fit of insight the other night while in my short story class. We were sitting around discussing how our first drafts had turned out. It was the final class—thought of by some as The Dread Reckoning—when … Read more »

Five Pears or Peaches

image of author Reginald Gibbons

Looking on my shelves for one book yesterday, I found another, a slim paperbound volume by Reginald Gibbons called Five Pears or Peaches.  This swept me back, instantly—in the way only an unexpected encounter with a beloved book can do—to … Read more »

Ras: The Uses of Cock-Ups