Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weekend Update

Writing/Editing/Submissions -About 500 words into I Drink Alone. The Hangover, Part III is already out, so my plan to coincide with that movie is out the window. This is coming along nicely; I just need to be able to re-focus … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What it Means to Me

Note that if you haven’t seen the new Star Trek movie, and plan to, that I’ll be discussing it here. In other words, “Spoilers Ahoy!” So, as you may have guessed, my lovely wife and I snuck out to watch Star … Continue reading

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Fictional Friday: 79 Words

A little while back, Esquire magazine had a contest for stories that were exactly 79 words long.  I assume it was for a 79th anniversary.  Anyway, I wrote three, and submitted the third.  Never heard back from ’em. 1.  Score? … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

Writing/Editing/Submissions Alternating through three stories this week, depending on my mood. -Finished the collaborative story with another ~500 words. Eight writers finished out of eleven, which was pretty good. Two of eight main characters were killed off; the rest generally … Continue reading

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I Dream of Djinni

I was going for a title based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep but it wasn’t working.  Anyway: You’re in a grocery store on another planet, trying in vain to find a box of chocolate chip cookies when all … Continue reading

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Fictional Friday: Toaster

This cheerful little piece is the result of another writing challenge – to build a story from a specified first line… It has been a long year. Autumn was cool and grey, although there were few deciduous trees nearby to … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

Wow, so I was kind of lame this week, eh? A post on Tuesday, and then nothing – not even a Fictional Friday post – until now. My excuse? Well, Wednesday through to yesterday were pretty hectic. While I had … Continue reading

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