|| Well, this is a bit embarrassing, but I totally forgot to let all of you know that one of my stories was published in the 2017 Fark Fiction Anthology, Through a Scanner Farkly. My story is called "Awkward Vitae" and it's about a very British patent attorney who is a bit under-prepared in … Continue reading Through a Scanner Farkly
I usually don’t remember my dreams, but when I do they tend to be fairly bizarre, and usually in Technocolor with Dolby Surround too. Sometimes though the dream feels less like a “dream” and more like an immersive movie or RPG in which I’m following around a character or two. I’ve come to call these … Continue reading The Hospital
|| You had one job. One. The Prequels were the first truly, almost wholly blank slate that the Star Wars Universe had had since Return of the Jedi in 1983. The only constraint was that at the end of the Prequel Trilogy, Revenge of the Sith would lead into A New Hope and match the … Continue reading Star Wars Thoughts Part II: THE PREQUELS
|| Sharing a pun laden reply I put on Fark in response to a satirical post that invoked Airplane's Macho Grande as a humorous micro fiction. (And serious kudos if you followed that too!) -- I remember Nacho Grande all too well. Sure the chips were down, and we all knew it too. But Sarge, … Continue reading I’ll Never Get Over Nacho Grande
|| One of the first movies I saw in theaters was Star Wars when I would have been around 4. I don't remember much of that first viewing, but I knew enough of the movie (and the toys!) to instantly recognize the commercial for Empire Strikes Back. I remember watching the Millenium Falcon dodge around asteroids, and … Continue reading Star Wars Thoughts Part I: PHASMA
|| I wrote about my approach to this year's NaNoWriMo but not in terms of my actual workflow. I have been writing via a combination of Google Docs and Libre Office, and creating a new document for each chapter and or day that I write. At the end of each day I have been entering … Continue reading Crises Averted!
|| Thanksgiving has become the de facto time in America for self-reflection and gratitude. We thank our friends, our families, our co-workers and for some of us, our God(s) as we understand them. Perhaps more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving drives home how important the people in our lives are, and just how reliant we … Continue reading Ideals and Giving Thanks