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Zombie Exodus, Part 3 Updates

Written on October 10, 2011 at 10:22 am, by

New Bug fixes and updates based on user feedback: Part 3 Intro 1. Changed text and added choices during the scene with Heather entering your room. 2. Fixed text when meeting Candace and Mindy after arriving at the cathedral. 3. Fixed text when Uncle Lou is climbing a ladder. 4. Corrected typos when using molotov […]

A Writing Style Exercise — the Edgar Allan Poe excerpt

Written on September 10, 2011 at 6:48 pm, by

In a fiction writing class at Gotham Writers’ Workshop, I completed an assignment to transform the style of a few paragraphs of an in-progress short story into a completely new style. The story I chose is a short story involving a young college-aged, streetwise man who is reluctantly an accomplice to an assault of a […]

New chapter of Zombie Exodus

Written on August 27, 2011 at 1:55 pm, by

I have posted a new chapter of Zombie Exodus for beta-testing. There are 4 major paths to take, and 1 is currently available for everyone to read. The other parts are not done yet, but I didn’t want to hold up the first major path so that updates are not too far apart. The first […]

Vampire in the Manor – Original Short Fiction

Written on August 10, 2011 at 1:15 pm, by

Tonight will be much different from those many long nights of peering through half-open windows and stalking the perimeter of his estate. Tonight, Henry Coveton will die and by my hands. Before you think I am insane, like those fools over at the Ministry, let me announce that Coveton is an evil man, born of […]

The Point of View Writing Exercise

Written on August 1, 2011 at 6:00 pm, by

When writing a short story, I always consider point of view near the start of the process. I consider a few main questions: How intimate do I want the reader to be with the protagonist? Do I want to describe setting and other characters from the protagonist’s view, a neutral view, or simply some other […]

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