Lumineers Status Update

Still editing. 110 pages done of the second draft out of 386. Original word count was approximately 81,600, at 85,900 now. Expecting to add a new scene soon so that should make a pretty substantial 1-2k jump after I’m done with it. I once thought this story would wind up too short. I think originally […]

Ms. Marvel #12

In case you were trying to get into Marvel: with Marvel’s Marvel Now initiative, there’s really no better place to start than… drum roll, please… now. Ms. Marvel has always been a super hero series I’ve wanted to get into. I follow G. Willow Wilson on twitter and have always been interested this ‘radical’ change […]

Some Editing Notes

I’m realizing the more and more I edit that it feels more like a fresh re-write than a genuine edit and I don’t think I’ll get a legitimate edit till the next draft or perhaps the latter half of this one. I don’t mind it all too much because I do think my story is […]

Quirks

Here’s a random post for you. One of my favorite past times for both distracting and motivating myself is to scour r/fantasy over on Reddit, particularly for AMA’s (that’s Ask Me Anything for you reddit illiterates). I tend to read all of the author’s answers, mostly those centered around their process, how they got there, […]

An Ode To V’s Speech

I recently wrote a rather brief monologue inspire by V’s speech (V For Vendetta). One of the best bits of dialogue ever. Voila! In view humble vaudevillian veteran, cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of fate. This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a vestige of the “vox populi” now […]

I’m not a big fan of poetry.

Yeah. That. I’m in an English major which means, you guessed it, a fuck ton of poetry. Even the epic stuff, when you write it in that sort of form, it just goes over me. The Illiad. The Odyssey. Beowulf. Song of Roland. That form just escapes me and I’m not wholly invested in trying […]