BLOG: Editing Discoveries

Since you all are so invested in my writing journey (thank you, thank you, you are far too), I thought I'd share some of the delightful discoveries I've made about my novel since printing out a hard copy directly from this website. 1. My name in the story is definitely... Read More

STORY: The Villain

Meanwhile, at Bloody Mary's Bar... Andrew is sitting on his throne staring at the story on the iPad in front of him. All of his little minions at Bloody Mary's Bar are standing behind him, shuffling their feet in silence and looking at each other nervously. Andrew's expression grows more... Read More

SCRIPT: Tom’s Musical Number

Author's Note: Original lyrics to "I Can't Wait to Get Off Work" are the property of Tom Waits. Tom is working down at Bloody Mary's Bar for Homecoming. He mostly keeps to himself while he sweeps up the floor and takes out the trash, but deep down inside that head,... Read More

SCRIPT: Tom vs Andrew

Betsey is sitting out on her front stoop writing in her notebook. Luckily, right at that moment, Tom de la Salle appears out of nowhere. He hands her a pounder of Miller High Life and sits down next to her. Tom: How are you Betsey? Betsey: I'm just dandy. Dreaming... Read More

STORY: The Rat-Rat

Meanwhile, at Bloody Mary's Bar, Andrew is very angry that his little "project" hasn't gone according to plan. As he cannot possibly have Betsey Horton arrested for writing in her notebook, he decides to have her followed. He wants to find out her deepest, darkest secret so he can use... Read More