short story



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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


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Brand new draft! Thrown together after a long, hard talk with the fabulous Dirk van Pelt, about what all those fabulous words might actually mean. I don’t think I’m done yet, but it’s fun being undone (see what I did there?). My brother my brother LJ says he’s got news […]

My brother my brother – draft 2



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Fun fact I came across while researching this story: A regulation in San Francisco makes it unlawful to use used underwear to wipe off cars in a car wash. Bummer. Ha ha I said bum. Update: I wrote a second draft LJ has bought a motorcycle. “It’s a chopper, baby,” […]

My brother my brother