It's been a busy summer, and I've been busy and boring at the same time, so I don't have much of anything interesting to post. So I'll post nonsense instead.
I've decided want to start a service for people with writer's block. They pay me and I give them a random sentence or paragraph to start their story with. Out of the goodness of my heart I'm giving everyone a freebie:
"She watched him as he went about his grisly work, and wondered what he was thinking. The rat catcher with his dour expression always smelled faintly of peanut butter and the tiny violent deaths that he engineered on a daily basis. She desperately wanted to know if there was more to him than met the eye, but was too timid to ask."