Writers are supposed to be idea people. Maybe the ideas only apply to imaginary people populating a pretend universe, but it's still a matter of ideas. I don't know about you, but sometimes my ideas feel lame, or incomplete. Or like they need a shot of B-12 or Vitamin D to be 'real enough' to work with.
Other times, lightning strikes.
We were recently out to dinner celebrating some wonderful news. Our son was accepted to an elite high school and we couldn't be prouder. It was our son who