Testing out music post. Below, you should see a Flash widget. And it should play a Bree Sharp song. Does it work, Internets?
Disclaimer: This is purely an excuse to use my “The Intertoobs” tag more than, say, once. Maybe you care, maybe you don’t, but if you want to know what sites I tend to read daily, and why, then feel free to peruse on. If you don’t want to know that, then… I dunno. Take a […]
Drag Me to Hell is a horror parable for the new millennium, or, more specifically, a horror morality play all about the Great Recession. It doesn’t seem like that, maybe. On the surface, it’s pretty straightforward: girl shames gypsy woman, gypsy woman curses her to be plagued by a dark spirit known as the Lamia. […]
Conflict is the cornerstone to every story. But what many don’t realize is, conflict is also the cornerstone to writing a good story. It is. I promise. We, as writers, don’t want it to be, but it’s a driving element. Stories are formed as the result of agitation and opposition. The narrative grows from the […]
A few snidbits loosely comprising an “update:” As you’ll see by the image, we had an oothica in the yard, affixed to one of the branches of our crepe myrtle. Yestermorn, that sucker hatched, vomiting a tiny tide of a hundred-plus praying mantids. I am hopeful that this is the Brood of Stinky, Stinky being […]
Third anniversary has come and gone. Somehow, I continue to bewitch the wife with some sort of mad voodoo done on my behalf, because she has not yet recognized that she is way too good for me. We had a lovely weekend in Kennett Square, and while there, we bopped into The Paper Market, where […]