A long series of events and decisions have led you through your whole life so far, all the way to this moment, where you are reading this particular blog post. I’m so glad they did, too, because I wrote this for you. I wanted to speak to you directly. You are such a strong human… Continue reading Got a minute?
The Midnight Gospel created by Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell Even if you don’t recognize the name Pendleton Ward, you probably have at least heard of his series, Adventure Time. Now he is back with another absurdist animated series, but one that differs in many ways from his previous one. The main character of The… Continue reading Show Review
There was a mouse in my motel room last night, evidenced by little pellets near the mini fridge. It apparently drank all of the little liquor bottles that were in there. I hope it enjoyed the sweet, cheap taste of Southern Comfort, because the clerk wouldn’t believe me, and I had to pay four times… Continue reading
This is a flash fiction story I wrote a few months ago for a contest, but never actually submitted. It had to be under 400 words, and came out to 398. So without further ado, I present: Dirt “What a disturbing way to start a story,” she says. I can see in her eyes that… Continue reading Dirt
(542 words) Songs in the Wind She always loved Sentimental Education, a novel from the 1800’s by Gustave Flaubert. It was because of this book that she had always wanted to visit Nogent-sur-Seine, the French village where the protagonist was born. It was because of her cancer that I was visiting it for her on… Continue reading Day 3 – Prompt #13 (Someone’s life takes on new meaning after they discover an unusual tree.)
I have actually been writing throughout this week, just not on here. My two biggest passions are creative writing and movies, and I just found out about LetterBoxd. I watch movies, log them, and review them. I put together lists of favorites, themes, and general fun. So if you want to see what I’ve been… Continue reading An Update
(348 words) OS-CORE UNIT 027 REPORT PROJECT: U-19576-CZ SPECIES GH9X STUDY 10_15_2314 – DAY 737 I have now been observing GH9X for 163 days of this assignment. Signs of equal or greater intelligence exhibit themselves often, yet so many of their practices and traditions appear to be nonsensical in comparison. Communication was established at an… Continue reading Day 2 – Prompt #16 (“They had 48,000 gods in their mythology, and not one…”)
Chances Are… by Richard Russo Richard Russo’s first book, Mohawk, is the same age as me, and throughout my entire life, he has been gracing the world with his talent. His impressive track list leads us to his most recent work, Chances Are…, a novel released this past summer. There are three sixty-six year old… Continue reading Book Review