I started this blog to give something back to the industry that brought me so much joy, knowledge–and sometimes pain–throughout the five years that I owned a bar. I absolutely adore the community and the […]
Alright, maybe that title is a little dramatic. You probably won’t die, although someone might lose their job. A survey from a few years ago shows us that 36% of people have dated a co-worker […]
A lot of people dream of opening a bar, or restaurant. The idea of pouring drinks, feeding people, and being an integral part of the community evokes excitement and visions of grandeur. Before you start, […]
Have you ever heard of Plato’s cave? No? Okay, here’s the gist: Imagine there is a group of people chained to a wall in a cave. Their entire lives, they sit and stare at the […]
Walter looked at me with confusion and amazement, “This is crazy. Alright, whatever you say, Jake the ghost of whatever. Let’s get on with it already.”
Yeah. This case was going to be good. Finally, something to look forward to.
Gerald was violently torn from his dream world and thrown scared, confused, and sweating into the “real world”—for the fourth time this week. This was an ongoing occurrence. Every few days he would wake with […]
This weeks theme: Setting. Wait, that’s it? Why yes, my fellow critiquers and writers, I want setting to take the forefront on the piece you share. This is the time to work on how best to […]