This month’s focus is Structure. From the Latin: Structus, Meaning: I had no idea how well it can improve storytelling. I’ve been messing with wrapping my hands around structure (obligatory cock joke) on and off for a few years now, and it never really set-in. Like, it bounced around, hollowly with all the other shit going on upstairs Read More
Maybe my last post was a teensy-tiny bit dramatic. This much. *spreads fingers. Debates spreading ass-cheeks. Realizes that gap is much bigger.* I tried to burn the story with fire and piss on the smoldering remains. Instead, I slept on it. Pondered over it. Masturbated over it. a few times. Then, I woke up one Read More
“Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings.” -Stephen King There’s a story I published under a pseudonym that I have been writing, editing and rewriting for over 2 years now. Hell, it’s been published for over a year and purchased (quite a few times) Read More
Forgive me, father, for I have sinned: It’s been two years since my last blog post. A week is probably fine. Maybe a month. But two fucking years? Enough time to create a baby and watch it walk its first steps. Enough time to build a house or master the oboe… and I can’t get Read More
I’ve been stalking Kickstarter projects for the better part of two years and finally popped my backer cherry, thanks to Storium. To be honest, it’s not that other products haven’t tickled my fancy—I Needed to get into Storium’s panties with my throbbing story-rection as fast as possible, and backing it allowed that. It was a Read More
Not the kind you should see a specialist about. Not the in-the-pants variety. When I was a wee lad, (heh.. Wee) I’d help my father and uncle build things. See, my dad would generally bring me to side jobs to make some extra bank, but had nowhere to deposit me. Through necessity, I became his Read More
I happened to catch”The Longest Day,” on TV yesterday. For those of you that don’t know, it’s a movie from the early sixties about the events of D-day. (Staring The Duke!) Towards the middle of the movie, there’s this scene. There’s no POV character. No faces or personalities. The camera never zooms in, just pans Read More
Blindfolded and speeding, salesman in the trunk, GPS disengaged. Let’s see where this goes.