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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 […]

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 […]

New chapter of Zombie Exodus posted

Written on July 29, 2011 at 7:41 pm, by

Part 3, Chapter 1 of the interactive fiction game, Zombie Exodus has been posted. Here is a clip of the story: You run inside to the sanctuary to find Tom, Jason, and Uncle Lou standing at the meeting table. As everyone files in, Tom speaks up: “Jason spotted a pack of zombies running up the […]

Using Screenplay Paradigm to write fiction, Part 1

Written on July 21, 2011 at 8:03 pm, by

A friend of mine had an idea for a screenplay and during the months of writing, I participated in an online screenwriting course, mainly to workshop the script. Having taken numerous college and online fiction writing courses, I found the Introduction to Screenwriting, at first, fairly easy with little new information until the instructor described […]

My first interactive fiction game — Zombie Exodus

Written on July 21, 2011 at 2:41 pm, by

I have been working on an interactive fiction game using Choicescript, a language developed by Dan Fabulich of Choice of Games. My game, Zombie Exodus, is a survival horror story, which starts during the week of a viral outbreak leading to a zombie apocalypse. Beta testing of the game has gone well, and I have […]