We’ve all experienced that familiar descent into a never ending slumber, even craved it. An inevitable free fall. A way down from this world into the black abyss of nothing and everything. A complete, untethered release from all of this life’s restraints straight down.
I would sit with my notebooks and pens and they would paint entire planes of existence almost as if they had their own intentions and purpose and I was the instrument being utilized. Now the the ink has dried…
What makes a villain a villain? Do they have to throw kittens from a balcony? Does a villain have to be a loner vampire type or command an army of undead? Do they need to stand in the way of two star crossed lovers or simply have opinions that oppose oneself or a predetermined hero? The latest episode of Supernatural has brought me to this question along with some personal experiences. I decided to do some research to get a more accurate answer. I started by
Due to some of my daily experiences (A.K.A. life), it occurred to me that I should probably keep a list of character names, good and bad, that I associate with certain archetypes. For instance, ‘Ragan’ wouldn’t necessarily be a name for a bad guy or evil doer, but I would definitely lump it in with arrogant asshole (I apologize to bearers of the name who are not assholes, but my experiences have given me a different perspective of the title). Keep an eye on this post
I’ve recently been drafting my outline for “Lost State of the Union” and it is so absolutely wonderful that I don’t think I could bare breaking it down into roughly 10-15 pieces of flash fiction. I apologize if anyone was looking forward to this series of short stories, but I believe justice is better served in its entirety instead of small pieces. On the brighter side, school is coming along very well, and I’m only a few months away from obtaining my bachelors. Yay!
This month I’m taking a class on storyboarding, animation, and comic writing. It’s really exciting and I get to
Currently, I am awaiting approval on a short piece I submitted to Brevity. In the meantime, I am revising a short story I published on Smashwords, completing my work for Full Sail, and prepping for a small series that I will be slowly releasing on Smashwords in roughly 10-15 pieces of flash fiction. I’m looking for an artist to design cover art for each piece so it may be some time before the first title is published. Regardless, I am really excited about it!
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