It’s the little moments that make it for most stories. Tiny reverberating bits of truth mingling with equally small dreams. Something as simple as taking a boarder can make for a story, as Tom Sheehan shows us today with The Roomer.
The tale flows along effortlessly, simply. But there are little moments that fill the spaces and it all resolves to the satisfaction of the reader and hopefully the writer and his people as well.
Q: Have you ever stayed in a rooming house? If so (or, if not) was one the source for this idea?
Q: Are both (or either) Augustus or Gladys based on people you know or have met?
“No’ is the answer to both questions, but thanks for the re-run, I do appreciate it.