Another class project. This one’s simple, from the start of the semester. The assignment was to write a scene about someone who was part of an important moment in history, but was not a well-known person.
My prof said she thinks Blondi should be more angered with what happened to her. I try not to disagree with my professors too often, but I don’t know how much I agree.
This scene is about Adolf Hitler’s dog Blondi. During his last days Hitler received the cyanide capsules he and Eva Braun used to kill themselves, but they were skeptical that these were actually cyanide capsules and before taking them they gave some of the poison to Blondi to test them. Continue reading “Blondi”
“Sir Lionel?” he asked with a suspicious squint at Truman’s nametag. “Is … is that you?” Continue reading Chapter 3: Truman Becomes a Hero
This is a sestina I wrote for class forever ago. It received a lot of good feedback so I’m looking for criticism, in all honesty. Continue reading “The Forest Children”
“And if you see Rufus, be sure to kick his fat ol’ arse!” Continue reading Chapter 2: Truman Goes Shopping
In which I indulge my love of properly-utilized run-on sentences, and make a free-write using as many of them as possible.
(My final post for Throwback Week! More recent material to come!) Continue reading “A Most Dangerous Adventure”
This was a fun assignment I got to do in my novel writing class. Put your protagonist and antagonist together in a therapy session and make them reach some kind of understanding. Continue reading “Session”
In which I write out the first couple minutes from Bob’s Burgers in story form. This is one of my very favourite TV shows, but in hindsight it’s a poor choice. There’s lots of quick improv dialogue, so it doesn’t give much time for details. Worth a shot, though.
(Yet another post for Throwback Week)!
Continue reading “Writing Bob’s Burgers”