When I started working on this project, I didn’t have a clue where the story would take me. I had an idea, a starting point, something my grandfather told me his father told him: a sparkle! I surely didn’t expect this little spark to ignite a flame of possibilities, but I’m glad it did. A story needs to be what it is, and that may not always be what the writer had in mind, maybe it’s what he or she has deep down or all around, who knows. I’m just trying to figure it all out, and I may end up empty-handed. That’s okay for now. The only thing that matters is the truth – how fictionalized or speculative it may be. Why Speculative Fiction? I didn’t know about this genre till I read a blog post o
All Hands On Deck!
There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply dreaming about in words. In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get published, or whether you don't; whether you finish what you’ve started or whether you create something else, or whether you never write anything down at all, you're always busy …"
- Inspired by the words of Ratty to Mole in Wind in the Willows, a children's book by Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932)