Category Archives: Writing

Project: Mulligan

To add some context to the story below.  On Monday night, I was invited to participate in Write Club, a monthly event at the Bootleg Theater.  Basically, there are three rounds, two writers each round are given topics to compete with.  The audience chooses the winner, and money goes to charity.  My round was Time […]

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The Afearing of Mr. Bibbles… a short play for Halloween

Recently, I finished a short play.  I was asked to submit for a festival here in LA.  Sadly, they have chosen to pass on it.  Their loss is YOUR gain.  I give you my newest short play, The Afearing of Mr. Bibbles.  A lot of people are afraid of clowns.  One such person is the hero […]

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I, Bad Guy: Origin Stories–Part One

POW. Robbie got punched in the face. Again. And he was getting pretty sick and tired of it. He totally forgot that he was in the Professor’s lair and that the Professor’s plan of kidnapping and extortion had failed. All he kept thinking was: Why did I become a henchman? POW. Robbie grunted.  This one […]

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Dealing with imagined rejection…

For me the hardest part of writing isn’t the rejection.  It’s what to do in the face of rejection.  Imagined or otherwise. Lately, I have been going on general meetings out in LA land.  This is great.  It’s fun.  I LOVE driving onto a lot in LA.  It’s like that moment at the end of […]

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Anyway.  So, where was I? STAKES.  That’s right.  Stakes.  Not for vampires, though, I’m sure those are useful to have lying around, just in case the zombie apocalypse turns into the vampire apocalypse.  You don’t want to be the last one standing. I’m talking about character stakes.  What is important to a character, what is […]

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