I Drink Coffee and Make Sh*T Up
One Writer's Journey Without Signposts
Unlike the hundreds of how-to books, Mr. Charlton leads us down a winding path leading to being a writer. Irreverent at times and solemn at others, this unique meandering through a writer’s mind answers one of the essential questions writers answer in interviews: “How do you come up with _______?”
Charlton discusses writing to the changing word counts in journalism, or even to an exact word count for a contest. His writing exercises are merely for self-examination.
As Charlton loves to point out—not all mysteries are murders, and not all murders are mysteries.