Dan Alatorre interviewed me after my second place finish in his 1000 Word Sprint contest last month.
What goes on inside the writerly mind?
Let’s sit down with our 1000 Word Sprint Contest winners and see what’s up.
(Click HERE to see the story.)
TODAY: 2nd place winner Allan Smorra.
Allan grew up in Ft. Lauderdale, Forida, and spent two years in Atlanta attending college at the infamous North Avenue Trade School. He had dreams of becoming an architect, but was more Frank Lloyd Wrong than Wright. He got married, joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), and had a child. His 46 years of work in the Electrical Trade is spread out over 3,000 miles. In 1977 he moved to the high desert of Western Colorado, and in 1981 settled down in the Bay area of San Francisco and never looked back. Allan spent the last 15 years of his career working on the Golden Gate Bridge as a District employee in the Electric Shop. He…
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