Hercule Poirot


It’s a safe bet your favorite books, TV shows, and movies all have characters that you love—or love to hate. The storylines might be thrilling, poignant, or funny, but a great story usually fails without characters to root for. Or to loathe.

Continue reading “Character”


The padlock clicks shut. He doesn’t say a word. Stands and stares down at me, eyes marbled with cracks of red. He’s well over six feet, probably two hundred thirty pounds. There’s an unexpected tenderness to him. Continue reading “Restraint”