STORMING

STORMING

At the mouth of the Catatumbo River, where it meets Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo, a weather phenomenon occurs that is so powerful, frightening and mysterious, it draws thrill-seeking scientists and photographers from all over the world, birthing myths and lore about its origin and cause.  Every night, in the exact place, one hour after dawn, storm…

Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Writing
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Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Writing

I’ve written news copy for more than two decades and print articles since 2005. Then in 2011 I decided to try fiction. Initially I took some novel writing classes but then got stuck and stopped. That was mistake number one. Having penned many magazine pieces I didn’t study the art of non-fiction writing and that…