Three men were drinking together at their favorite watering hole, talking about how their wives needed to be instructed in their wifely duties after they were married. “When I brought home my new bride, I told her what I expected right up front,” the first fellow bragged, “I told her she needed to keep up […]
When it comes to writing, it is sometimes hard to judge where the line between not enough and too much exposition lives. Storytelling that is truly impactful and which leaves the most lasting impression is of the kind that draws your audience in carefully and leads to a satisfying, emotional connection with the characters, without […]
If you are anything like me, you are probably getting very fatigued with the post-election hysteria. Many times over the past 72 hours, I have been very tempted to just shut down my computer and go for a hike in Nature.
It’s a good day. We woke up this morning, breathed in and out, and we have a new President-elect that we either wanted or did not. Today, I refuse to be afraid. Today, I will not be considering a move to Canada, although it is a lovely country and great to visit. Today, I strengthen […]
As of tomorrow, I start my first NaNoWriMo. Not sure what that is? It’s a masochistic little exercise wherein I attempt to bang out the first draft of a minimum 50k word novel in 30 days. It’s called National Novel Writing Month, and it’s an annual event that happens from November 1 to 30. In […]
This November, I’m doing something crazy, something I’ve been toying with for ages. Every year, writers from around the world participate in this crazy, off-the-rails, manic form of group hysteria called National Novel Writing Month, foreshortened to “NaNoWriMo”. The idea is to pump out the first draft of a novel in 30 days time. Writers […]
Looking for an interesting, challenging, thrilling and downright fun thing to do this summer? Like working with kids? “Clarence & The Godzooks’ Most Amazing Puppet Show” is looking for teenage and adult counselors for an upcoming summer camp conference for 5th and 6th graders. Running July 10-16 of this year, our conference allows conferees to build […]
Hartford, CT: Citing budget shortfalls and endless construction delays, city officials today announced the original plans for the new stadium have been scrapped.
Gov. Dannel Malloy held a press conference today, warning any residents remaining in Connecticut, to avoid travel on the states aging and failing infrastructure today.
Of the entire 14 Billion year history of the Universe, I had the dumb luck to have my star-stuff coalesce into being at a time when luminescent people like Alan Rickman inhabited the spheres. From this, I take great joy.