100 Themes Boot Camp – Day 3 – Dawn

Dawn A whisper, a prayer;The longing and the promise ofNew life.I watch you carefully,Knowing that I can only seeIn part.Slow revelation;You hide so that you mayBe found.First a sliver, a hintUnfolding your glory,You rise.Terrible beauty,You stand high above, untouchedAlone.Giving all,You ask for nothing in Return.Salvation;Darkness flees before yourPure light.Awakening.Oh, that you would last more than […]

100 Themes Boot Camp – Day 2 – Power

I realize, at this rate, it will take me two years to complete the 100TBC.  And you know what?  I don't really have a problem with that.  So without any further ado, here is my entry for day 2.  The theme is Power.: ———————————————————————- Something had been bothering Joe all night, eating at the back […]

Hi!

So, according to XKCD, I am the least interesting man in the world. I will not, therefore, apologize for not posting much over the last few months.  I'm the one that pays for this site, dammit, not you.  Where do you get off, anyway, buddy?! Sorry.  Sorry.  I didn't mean to get abusive, it happens […]

How to Get Started and Build Your Blog

I've decided to stop dragging my feet and jump in to freelance writing.  I figure, what's a better time to start a new, high-risk career than an economic depression?  Here is a sample article from my portfolio… Looking at popular blog sites like Dooce (www.dooce.com) or Lifehacker (www.lifehacker.com) makes many amateur (and some professional) writers say […]

Plotting & Machine Writing

As an “Evil Genius”, I am quite comfortable plotting my next scheme or the demise of my enemies, but I have the hardest time coming up with a plot for a story.  Premise?  No problem.  Characters? Check.  Background, Setting, etc.?  Yep. Conflict/Resolution/Character growth?  Umm… I kinda, sorta wish their was a “Sims” game for writing.  […]