I’ve done it before- start a story, things are shaping up nicely… and suddenly you run out of ideas, or the story takes a turn you can’t seem to flesh out. I’m staring that in the face right now with a story line on 3500years.com. It starts with this post, titled Dalene. The comment thread […]
Archive for June, 2007
Latest two chapters are up on 3500years.com. It opens with more talk between Int and Zsallia, then moves forward with the tale of Att and Attuz. As the book progresses a real antagonism develops between Zsallia and her ghost writer, reflecting the growing tension between Dean and me that eventually culminated in our ending the […]
The Bishop’s parlor was comfortable, but not ostentatious, bearing an air of studious contemplation: incense and old leather, the smell of libraries, every chair an invitation to sit and lose oneself in some weighty tome. Both Dralosahde and Cocia had spent many a day in such rooms in Temples, Churches, and guildhalls. His Excellency Bishop […]
Scott Adams nails the Fringe Environmentalists in 3 short panels.
Chapter 11 of Methuselah’s Daughter is up at 3500years.com. This marks the beginning of Part Two of the book, subtitled Destiny’s Road as a quiet tribute to Larry Niven, a favorite author of mine. Part One was subtitled Where The Sidewalk Ends in honor of Shel Sliverstien. The subtitles were chosen with care to attempt […]
Dark Shadows- The Evil of Barnabus Collins, Via Jayne We both agree it’s time for a Movie. Tim Burton directs, Johnny Depp as Barnabus Collins.
This is more from the story The Rose. While these pieces are pretty complete the actual story never was finished. It was based partly on a GURPS campaign that never proceeded past the first few hours of gameplay- I’d thought it had lots of promise so I decided to write it as a novella, but […]
Somehow this reminds me of the lunch line at Kennedy Jr High way back in the day…
So, a chapter at a time I’m going through the Novel and trying to fix stuff. Mostly it’s grammar an d punctuation- so much of this was written in a stream-of-consciousness mode and that means lots of commas and weird sentence structures. It all looked right two or three years ago, but now it’s just […]
The latest chapter of the novel is up at 3500years.com. I try to put up a chapter every couple of weeks, but it can get spotty, particularly if it’s a longer piece. I read through everything and try to fix anything that makes me cringe, but it’s mostly as it was initially released. We really […]