Stories

I have no idea what I meant to put on this page.

A story, obviously. Maybe two stories.

Really, I think it should have been a link to the storytelling category of blog posts.

17 Ping Pong Balls and Reaching Into the Dark and Dank Pit to Deal With a Writer's Despair

17 Ping Pong Balls and Reaching Into the Dark and Dank Pit to Deal With a Writer’s Despair

Coming face to face with years of neglect, the author must fix a problem or risk destroying a thing he doesn’t want to have to replace.

Blood in the House and the Natural System of the Universe

Blood in the House and the Natural System of the Universe

Chaos in the family unit is not unlike chaos at the national level

Middle Age Reckoning for the Holidays

Middle Age Reckoning for the Holidays

I’m well into middle age, and that means some very specific things about life and life lessons

How to Unlock the StoryGrid Principles as a Design Tool for Fiction

How to Unlock the StoryGrid Principles as a Design Tool for Fiction

An article on how The StoryGrid by Shawn Coyne helped one author learn to stop worrying and love designing stories.

Hello world! (Reprisal)

I recently rebuilt this website because the version of PHP on my host was old, unsupported, and limited my ability to upgrade the version of WordPress. There is a technique for using an Apache directive in your shell (Linux only, obviously) and telling the system which version of PHP to use. I did that, but… Continue reading Hello world! (Reprisal)