Extended the excerpt from Lucky Rice, please read and enjoy. The novel is now complete!
This poem is inspired by a real baseball my grandfather gave me. I still have it some place, and one day I will sniff it out.
Find out what they know! Check out the WestWard Quarterly Fall 2018 issue. Available in print only at this time. https://www.wwquarterly.com/index.html
My website was surprisingly easy to set up in WordPress. I found some excellent “how to” instructions from Jane Friedman on the web, and WordPress has a number of free templates that already have built in menus and pages. I chose “Penscratch 2” because I liked the clean look. I bought a WordPress plan because it includes hosting, which for me is much easier than self-hosting, and there are no ads and plenty of storage. I have a premium plan (about $96/year), but a personal plan (about $48/year) would probably work just as well for me.
Here are the how-to links I mentioned:
The Friedman articles have other useful links.
There are many options for website design, tools and hosting, of course, but this approach worked for me.
Inspired by the upstate New York winters (page 8). Also check out the meaning of “riggwelter” on the About page.
When Rich gets out of jail, Curt has a secret. But Rich has secrets of his own that are much more threatening to Curt and his other friends.
Family dinner recalls all family dinners…