Tag Archives: Stories
I’m an aerospace engineer who for 40+ years worked at the edge of the state of the art in several areas. I’m always interested in new technological innovations – after all, I’ve helped create some of them. And continue to … Continue reading
Quick success is very very rare. In any field of endeavor. It DOES happen. So beginners study those cases obsessively. Hoping that they will find the secret ingredient, the magic method, the coming trend. Careful studies of those cases have … Continue reading
What specifically do we need to do to write accurate female characters? Here are some suggestions. Notice that I qualify most statements. And you must intuit the existence of qualifications if I don’t make them explicit. Generalities usually have lots … Continue reading
I’ve been sampling the famed New Yorker magazine for maybe a year now. I’ve been impressed by their monthly short story. Negatively impressed. They all seem to target continued here.
How many basic stories are there? Some have said 36, 9, 22, 101, and several other numbers. In fact there is only one, with infinite variations. Continue reading
This web site is now online. It covers all of Laer Carroll’s writing.