A Blue Moon

The sweat stains on the back of Myra’s shirt looked like wings. She sat at the top of the  Needle, wiggling her feet off the edge of the platform. Her father used to bring her up here, so they could watch the ships go in and out of the Grooves. Sometimes they would...

How To Write the First Sentence of Anything

Ignore the classics. I am lying, of course but, if you are still reading, then that first sentence was a success. The only thing a first sentence needs to do is keep the reader moving down the page. But somehow it is the most stressful sentence of almost every text. I...