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lonelyhorse2
A fragment of the first chapter of my novel. Becca has just arrived at the hospital in her home town, Reno, after receiving some alarming news about her father. I ran up the steps to the front desk, and then all the way to the hallway where my family was […]

Growing up and other animals (chapter 1 fragment)



bowling_balls
Today, for your amusement, I’m going to dissect the first draft of a story that leapt into my mind while I was dreaming*, and see how that – coming up with and developing a story – actually works. Disclaimer: this is a very, very rough first draft, and shouldn’t be […]

The writing lab – Balls



Black_Panther 1
After hearing that she won’t be able to return to L.A. and getting told off by a used car salesman, Nora Starke finally breaks down. In her darkest* hour she is visited by unpleasant childhood memories. Don’t worry though – this is temporary, she will get back on her feet. […]

Nora Starke’s childhood memories


Black_Panther
It’s hard sometimes, rewriting this book. Locations move around, characters change – characters DIE. It’s impossible to know if I’m really on to something here, and whether or not all these words will someday be in a book and make someone think, smile, or simply survive a dull evening. But […]

A couple of paragraphs I’m pleased with


biotch 1
Meet my main character Nora Starke! The lovely miss Starke, a top notch model booker in Los Angeles, is not really that bitchy… She’s just troubled sometimes. And busy with work. Super busy. Until she gets fired. For eh…throwing beer over someone. So yeah. She’s not bitchy – she’s the […]

Meet Nora Starke