GO FIGURE: Unexpected Turbulence
Authors / Fiction / Go Figure / Interviews

GO FIGURE: Unexpected Turbulence

By Susan Sechrist

The perception is that the underpinnings of science, numbers and math, are rigid and dull and anything that comes from them is rigid and dull. The basic underpinning of realistic fiction is that people must behave in ways that humans behave in real life… that underpinning is rigid and dull, too, but what comes from it can be glorious and inspiring. The same is true for what comes from numbers and math… Continue reading

Serendipity at Seventy Plus
Essays / Features / Poetry

Serendipity at Seventy Plus

by Roy J. Adams

I asked the prof if he thought I had any chance of becoming a successful writer. He hesitated and said, “It takes commitment and tremendous discipline. To become an excellent writer requires a long apprenticeship and there is no assurance of success” … I decided that the risk was too great and looked for alternatives that offered a surer payoff. Continue reading