Part I: Fourth of July

Part I of an ongoing series of blog posts According to the 2016 census, Long Beach has a population of over 470,000. That’s by no means a small city by any stretch of the imagination, but there are times when that number can be simply a number. One of those times is on the Fourth … Continue reading Part I: Fourth of July



“Every writer is a frustrated actor who practices his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.” -- Ben Hecht Writers draw from their life experiences to craft stories. It’s not that writers lead more exciting or interesting lives than everyone else, it’s just that they see them as chapters unfolding right before their eyes. … Continue reading Prelude