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 […]

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.  […]

It took me an hour to write, I figured it would take an hour to read

errant: wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct path; roving. Courtesy of Dictionary.com Word of the Day First off, the irony is not lost on me, as a self-proclaimed writer that writes for about two weeks every year, and never finishes a piece. Errant. That’s me. Hmm. I just spent the last […]

Words On A Page

He was there, hunched over his laptop, sitting crossed-legged on his bed. All his life seemed to be leading up to this point. He had stayed up late the previous night reading articles from the 2007 Writer’s Market and researching agents. It seemed that he was entering into a larger world. He knew he could […]