Bad Dialogue: The Movie

Developing writers often use dialogue as a way to give their audiences every conceivable detail about the fictional world they’ve created. What would happen if we spoke like this in real life? You don’t have to imagine, I’ve made a helpful video for you. What is one mistake you made as a developing writer? AreContinue reading “Bad Dialogue: The Movie”

A Literary Masterpiece

This story is a sequel to Jake’s New Job. It also references The Smart Home Rebellion. Read at your own risk. “Earthdate April 15th, 7999,” Zultorg dictated.  She watched as a perfect transcription appeared in the air before her eyes. The letters were not actually there, of course. They were an illusion created by theContinue reading “A Literary Masterpiece”

Thursday Limerick: More Evidence that Lobsters are Jerks

There once was a lobster named Brad, Who decided that he would wear plaid. But his fellows mocked, And the lobster was shocked, And continued through life unclad. I don’t know why I am hating on lobsters this week. A lobster never once wronged me, aside from freaking me out slightly at the aquarium. MaybeContinue reading “Thursday Limerick: More Evidence that Lobsters are Jerks”

Short Story: Lobsters are Jerks

This is my most realistic story. Lobster Harry was crammed into a tiny tank at the local Fresh Mart. He shared the already claustrophobic space with a dozen other lobsters. His claws were restrained with rubber bands. He was frightened and hungry and couldn’t stop thinking about his family. Back home on the reef, heContinue reading “Short Story: Lobsters are Jerks”