An angel tells Eve a story about the first holy creations, and why the most powerful has always been a damsel in distress.
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Something Special for Easter
Take off your work clothes, lay on the floor and try to remember everything fucking awesome that has happened to you. I did that once, here’s exactly how it went.
What inspired Damsel?
Because the “…once upon a time when I was Catholic” subtitle of Damsel may intrigue some people, I thought it’d be nice to share what inspired this novel-in-progress. (Contains spoilers if you’ve not read up to Chapter Eleven: Tempering the Ruecross.) What inspired me to… Read More
When animals are sad I know creatures who’d rather die before they wait, I don’t see them around anymore. I know of a bird whose soul got so sad, He lost his heart to open wings and soar. And you don’t know how painful pain… Read More
Parents for your Protagonista
This is some freewriting I once did for another unpublished novel manuscript I have. To get a sense of the protagonist Nirra’s parents, I wrote them without her, alone in their own home–and then in two moods: happy together, then irritated with each other. I… Read More
Carnivory, 1: Who I Am
A few days ago, we had Palm Sunday. As I stood there with my head low, listening to the prayer, I remembered that I like folding green palm branches into bright, sweet smelling, sticky crosses. How to do it? My fingers found the way. They… Read More
Damsel, 2: But First, a Snack of Strawberries
At last, they two could go no more West. Her scream was so horrifying that Cymen at first ran ahead of his horse. There, at Known World’s edge, peaceful lime-colored trees had to stand aside. Whinnying mount staggered and braced back also, at what only… Read More
Damsel, 1: Tie Me to the Tree
Why do some believe in the divine while others do not? When holy knight Cymen Ruecross saves Eve the witch from her pyre, they begin a warm and humorous adventure discovering who and what they truly love.
From DC to Hollywood and back
Have you seen Outsourced yet? The show isn’t just funny, it’s groundbreaking on many levels. Outsourced is opening doors, windows–and one also gets the sense that it may one day lower something of an iron-clad drawbridge for up-and-coming artists of my generation who have been… Read More
JBB, Message from a world of Fear, Insanity
Four: October 30, 2012 Gyra and Dansel sat patiently while the owner of that shack retold his favorite memory, from just before the Near-Revolution of October, 2010. There was tea for them, but it was cold. And the old man’s version of cookies was something… Read More