Narrative Evolution: When Two Wrongs Make a Right

Narrative Evolution: When Two Wrongs Make a Right

I have significantly longer thoughts on this subject, one that intrigues me to literally figuratively no end. But, in the interest of brevity, let’s see what we can accomplish with pictures!   For the most part, the above is a good representation of any narrative path (with branching tossed in for those fantastic Choose-your-own-adventure books you should remember from … Continue reading »

Productivity: Making Schizophrenia Work

Productivity: Making Schizophrenia Work

I was going to write something up this morning about Writing Under Constraint, but found that I just didn’t have enough time. [Def:Irony] So, because I’m mentally unstable, I typically have a steady dialogue stream running through my head. I think everyone does this to some extent: while weighing options, when faced with a decision, when … Continue reading »

Make Good Choices: Rewriting Happy Hour

Make Good Choices: Rewriting Happy Hour

This is going to be a brief ‘un, but in honor of St. Patrick’s Day weekend, I thought I’d toss up some commentary and links on the social media destruction that can be wrought after a night (or day–whatever floats your boat) of adult beverages. Our group has a seven-year history of starting Irish Christmas at … Continue reading »

Pushing forward

I was sick recently. Like, incapacitated, consuming-orange-juice-intravenously, trapped-under-a-collapsed-blanket-fort levels of sick. I was utterly useless for nearly two weeks, and for each day that I felt good enough to get up and leave my apartment I was rewarded with two days of barely having the strength to tap “play next episode” on my Netflix queue. … Continue reading »

The Habit of Social

I have an occasional Social Media problem and I have a second, concurrent Social Media problem. The first is that I will occasionally lose myself into a ceaseless cascade of Twitter and Facebook posts (or, as I like to call them, the tweets and the fibbies). The second is that I’ll abruptly stop, lose my pace and–like … Continue reading »

It begins

Hello, world. Long time listener, first time caller. Maybe not entirely true. This IS a personal blog reboot and my first foray into using WordPress as my CMS. We’ll see how long it makes it before succumbing to SpamBot comment takeovers. Who I am: A Milwaukeean with a degree in Creative Writing, a freelance Social Media/Inbound … Continue reading »