Year: 2023


            I lean the bike against the window, with a view of the cash register. It’s Sunday morning. I don’t need to lock it.             Inside, I look at the bike through the glass, as people walk by. It’s like a painting, like the bike’s no longer mine. It’s just a picture.             “Fruit explosion […]

Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers: Boulevard Literary Magazine

Look really closely in this image. You will see a planet. A bit out there what you find yourself writing about at times, because you have no time to write anything but what’s really harping on your head. I wrote a story called “The Reach” a while ago, on the premise that time and velocity […]

The ChatGPT Version of Trent Lewin: A Case Study

Well, I had to try. What’s the ChatGPT version of Trent Lewin? Would it tell me something about myself, especially if it’s lifting content from my online presence? What style would an AI ascribe to a writer of very little renown, and what would I learn from this experience? I tried three times. And I’m […]

Forgotten Songs of the 80’s, Part II

Five more forgotten songs of the 80’s. Maybe you heard these on the radio, but they probably faded in the background, and were not oft-repeated. But that doesn’t mean they’re not deserving of a second look, because they absolutely are. In a decade that produced so much great music, I would suggest that the best […]

The Power in Our Hands

Know what a factorial is? It’s a mathematical function often used in statistical representations, denoted by a ‘!’. That’s right, an exclamation mark. You writers out there, next time you end a statement or sentence with an exclamation mark, well, think on its other meaning. The way it works is that you take a number […]

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