Excerpt from Addleberg Lang: Revamped - This is my first straight up horror story and I think Bram Stoker would be proud of me. I was listening to Leave Luann from 35MM; A Musical Exhibition when I had the idea for this. If you go an listen to the song, you’ll see exactly how I … Continue reading No One But the Blackbirds
I've started a group writing project that includes over a dozen writers with hopefully more to come. My gosh... you're completely insane. Yeah, I know. I totally needed something else to add to my plate. Since it's consuming so much of my time, I thought I might as well tell you about it. My newest … Continue reading About A Year of Moons
I can across this headline a few days ago, and--being a writer--it caught my attention. You can read the full article here, but I'll summarize for you. Dr. Karen Boren of Rhode Island College has started a project called Keep the Windows Wide. Using poetry or prose, write a complete story in 300 words or … Continue reading Let’s Write the Pandemic
On October 1st, 2019, A Writer's Rambling: Volume I - Addleberg Lang is going live on Amazon! Yay! I know, exciting right? I'm totally not freaking out over the looming, ever approaching, anxiety-inducing, deadline of terror. No, not at all. Not. One Bit. Anyways! If you want to support me in this psychotic endeavor (cause … Continue reading I’M PUBLISHING!!!
That, my friend, is an excellent question, and one I've asked myself many times. The simple answer is: however long it takes to tell your story. But what should I aim for? It all depends on what you’re writing and who your audience is. If you’re writing a children's story it should be around 10,00 … Continue reading How Long Should My Story Be?
The next phase for The Blue Shoe Skidoo is upon us! I can practically hear what you're thinking. Is it going to be fun? Absolutely! Does it include writing? Of course! Are there free things we can get? You bet! Are you trying to totally hook all your readers with cheap suspense methods? How'd you … Continue reading Some Really Exciting Stuff is Happening!
Excerpt from Addleberg Lang: I’m going to explain why I wrote this story before I give the context. This was the first short story I wrote for CWW; which means it was also the first timed one. This specific exercise was called The First Shall Be Last. We were each given a slip of paper … Continue reading The Simulator
Excerpt from Addleberg Lang: This story also needs a lot of explaining. I have a series I’m working on (very, very slowly. I have to finish other books first.) called World Jumpers. The World Jumpers are a group of people who have devoted their lives to visiting other worlds through portals. And they’re not trying … Continue reading The Mists of Volhouden
I apologize in advance for the brevity of this post. My life has been absolutely crazy these past few weeks because of travel, college shopping (Yay!), and attempting to catch up on math (Shoot me. It would be less painful.) I have like two brain cells left with which to communicate at the moment. Sorry. … Continue reading The Truth About Goats
Excerpt from Addleberg Lang: So. I could explain this story in great depth and make every single last bit of it make sense, but it would ruin a huge plot twist in one of my series. I’m not even going to say which one. I’m not going to say anything about this story at all. … Continue reading Lord and Lady Black; the Tragic Tale of How the Fate of Angus Black was Set