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I watched a movie – Certified Copy by Abbas Kiarostami

I watched an art movie with Juliette Binoche in it. How can I sum up my feelings? I’m going to let my characters speak for me. Here is the cast of Lunatics in the short – Movie Night! MOVIE NIGHT (A lunatics short) Hiromi: So this is your favorite film? Certified Copy by Abbas Kiarostami … Continue reading

Honor among thieves – Or why most fanfiction writers don’t use creative commons licenses

Today I was looking at a video and saw the creative commons logo flash by. In the free art world, Creative Commons licenses are the winners of the copy left licenses. People like the idea of publishing things in a way that keeps the art in “the commons” and still allows people to get credit … Continue reading

Lunatics Novelization

This year during the NANOWRIMO writing festival, I started the novelization of Lunatics. I have decided to write and edit it publicly by posting the draft on FictionPress. Lunatics – No Children in Space Please drop by and give it a read. I would appreciate any advice you can give. As you know, this is … Continue reading

Data and the Sherlock Fandom

So this morning I listened to a podcast made by diehard fans of the TV series Sherlock (BBC) (Three Patch Problem) and they mentioned a person who did a study of the subjects of fanfiction stories on the site Archive of Our Own. I had always been curious about the topic and had briefly considered … Continue reading

Listen to my work!

Maybe you’re more of a podcasting kind of person. This is an audio recording of a very small part of the Lunatics “Earth” Script. An artist comes to the colony to film an eclipse. This is an interview with the over the top personality filmed before he arrives. If you like it, help me pay … Continue reading

Writing

I stack words like cards with care so they won’t collapse the stories I build.

Sherlock, fluff videos, and death.

In the last year or so, I lost my father, my sister, my grandmother in law, and two cats to death. It as been pretty sad. That and losing my job make for a world of depressing thoughts. The thing that has gotten me through these hard times has been fiction. Fictional characters take you … Continue reading

Is this the hero’s journey or simply a heroine trip?

I suppose that this story began when I was 16 years old. I had just written the first draft of a novel called Nera and when I read it again I saw cliche’. I saw Naivety. I saw that it wasn’t as good as the works of fiction that I had read and that’s when … Continue reading

Fandom is strange – Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, etc.

So I like Sherlock BBC. I think that I’ve mentioned this before. And while searching through images of the show, I find the images of the actors. Now I know that actors bring roles to life, but I’m usually more a fan of the actor in the role rather than out of it, so I … Continue reading