On my website, The Athertonian, I am writing an English Country House Murder Mystery thing. It is kind of a play and kind of a novel. It is called Murder At Atherton Manor, and is one of the many current writing projects that I seem to dart between like a… Continue reading
Please mouse-over Pictures to reveal Secret Messages. Right. I am way too entertained by this making-me-into-monsters thing. I just really hope I’m not inadvertently performing some sort of Dark Summoning Ritual through photo-editing. Actually, that is an awesome concept. I still hope it isn’t true. But I MAY have to… Continue reading
My latest writer’s block antidote! I am writing in a sketchbook with really long pages, meaning that page breaks come at different intervals, which I find refreshing; also, I allow myself one illustration per page at maximum, so when I write something that would make a good picture, I have… Continue reading
This story has been painfully re-constructed from my Facebook posts (cutting and pasting counts as pain, right?) for your Reading Pleasure. 1) First Mention of Cuthbert: December 20th, 2013 As Christmas approaches, Alec talks of taking down our one remaining Halloween decoration, a floating ghost thing with tattered black rags… Continue reading
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Mouse Over The Pictures To Reveal Secret Messages! See! A Woman Transformed into a Star-Eyed Glowing Worm-Thing! The Horror! P.S.: IS THIS HOW YOU BLOG?? I JUST DON’T KNOW!!!!! Continue reading
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The first picture is of my face with no tricks save the ancient feminine trick of make-up. The other pictures have been modified, each a modified version of the picture before it, in FX Photo Studio Pro, otherwise known as “The best 11 bucks I’ve spent in a while on… Continue reading
Oh, What A Noble Goal Is Here O’erthrown! My new life-goal: Go to sleep before the sun rises. Here is how I approach this simple task: 1) I go to weather.com to see when sunrise is (because numbers!) 2) I note that I have about an hour to get this… Continue reading
I tend to talk to my stories as I work on them. This is sometimes exciting and/or bizarre for the spectator. Things get especially exciting when I am editing. When I am writing, my vocalizations tend to be little more than grunts and the occasional half-sentence. But when I am… Continue reading
Here are two unusual activities that have proved unexpectedly successful in my family circle at Christmas: 1) Creative Writing Exercise Equipment: pencils, paper, a writing surface, some prep time for planning. Plan one or two Creative Writing exercises for the whole family to try. One easy-ish one to prepare that… Continue reading