There's strength in finishing. The end is accomplishment. There lies satisfaction. There lies peace. I've been stuck not finishing Hero Ground Zero for months. It's been looming over me every time I read about the craft of writing. Every time I go to Facebook and see my author page staring at me. Waiting. Taunting. "Stuck not finishing" is not quite accurate. I know what I need to do, but … [Read more...] about The Power of the Finish
I'm still experimenting with my writing schedule as I'm working through my current book, Hero Ground Zero, so what I'm writing now may evolve into something completely different a few months, or even days, from now. Right now, I'm making a concerted effort to write every day at least once a day. Some days are better than others and I'm able to squeeze three thirty minute sessions in, but other … [Read more...] about How Often Do You Write?
Both Marvel and DC have published an aggressive movie schedule that goes out for years. Here are the ones I'm looking forward to seeing in 2016. This list comes out after February's blockbuster release of Deadpool, which is going to be hard to beat for best superhero movie of the year. It's my personal favorite so far. The must see movies: These are the movies that I'm the most hyped for in … [Read more...] about Three Superhero Movies I’m Looking Forward To In 2016
I originally wrote this short story/poem back in 2006 to submit it to a Simon Toon's Slam Idol Podcast. I've always liked the emotional effect that you can achieve when you mix in sound to an audio recording. Audio drama is something about doing more of. They are time-intensive to create, but the results are amazing. I hope you like it. Here's the text of the story if you're … [Read more...] about Hurricane – Audio Drama Soundscape
Introducing "Cut Scenes". These short texts are either spur of the moment scenes inspired by stray thoughts or scenes that I cut from works in progress. The following is a spur of the moment scene. Who knows...maybe it'll become a flash fiction piece some day. Enjoy. It was a moment only the bravest had dreamed of. The end of life stared at me. He stood before me taller than any man I had … [Read more...] about Cave Warrior – Cut Scene
It was in that moment that I realized who I was meant to be. Gone were the fears of past failures. Gone were the accolades and the triumphs. Gone were the struggles. I knew what I had to do. All things past brought me to that moment. In a second I was up and running. Gun fire rung out around me and it was without a doubt directed at me. I ran to the nearest marble column. Shards of it lay at … [Read more...] about The Fat Man – Flash Fiction