I threw this video together to test my new mic. I don't break all the most important rules of audio performance, but I break enough of them to illustrate my point I think.Read more >
I posted a few on social media recently.
Nobody's Perfect The story of boy meets snake. A mini spin-off of Infernal Affairs: A Divine Comedy of Errors.
Pygmalion Syndrome A very personal stream-of-consciousness memoir of my own pitiful romantic ventures.Read more >
I'm compiling a list of examples of the different types of perspective you can write in: First Person, Second Person, Third Person Omniscient, Third Person Limited, Third Person Objective
1) First Person
The narrator is a character in the story, or a character relating the story to someone else. This is especially effective in horror stories, such as those told in epistolary style (a story told in the form of a series of documents, letters, or journal entries). It can be difficult to pull off because the narrator is usually a character with limited knowledge, or worse, a distorted view of the events that took place.
I was walking home with my buddies Tom and Dick, telling them about the funny things I said in creative writing class that day. …Read more >
Here is the tweet.
SLAM, suddenly the story's scriggler post has 700+ reads. It's not a bad way to occasionally get noticed, I guess.Read more >
I finally got around to watching The Hateful Eight after hearing so much negative feedback about the movie, and....really enjoyed the hell out of it. I watched it several days in a row, in fact, sometimes playing it in the background while I worked on other things.
It's odd that I was so taken with it. I'm not usually a Tarantino fan, though I appreciate his love of genre film and the literary way he tries to tell stories through cinema. But I'm a huge fan of westerns and good hardboiled mysteries, and it seems that's exactly what this movie is: a hardboiled mystery set in post-civil war times. I suppose "golden age mystery" would be more appropriate -- structurally it's more Agatha Christie and less Raymond Chandler -- but as with hardboil…Read more >