Tales of the Young Shungyosai – An Early Chapter of ‘The Skein’ – POSSESSING THE GLIMPSE OF GREED’S DESIRE

It wasn’t until eight grade that I properly learned to blush in shame. I was nobody, but I was not alone in the library, when I carried home books large enough to make the woman behind the desk say things to me while my mother stood behind me such as ‘these are some interesting choices!’ … Continue reading Tales of the Young Shungyosai – An Early Chapter of ‘The Skein’ – POSSESSING THE GLIMPSE OF GREED’S DESIRE

Introducing New Character In My Novel ‘The Skein’ in Chapter Draft: MARK DAWN, MY SECOND

This is a rough draft I wrote the other night trying to introduce a new character that will be Adolai Shungyosai's new friend, but since he is manipulative and arrogant he will automatically be moving to see him as his sidekick- type-of-deal. He's never had a real good friend but the character may allow for … Continue reading Introducing New Character In My Novel ‘The Skein’ in Chapter Draft: MARK DAWN, MY SECOND

I Could Smell Your Thoughts and Thought, Do You Want to Touch a Lot Like Me? Too Scared to Say a Thing…

"Do you see those birds?" he asked. "Yeah, they don't even mind us in their midst, huh." "Do you think there's a computer program that controls them? That this whole park, in the larger city, in the larger grid of the universe, is just a simulation? And all their actions, the flocking pattern, is an … Continue reading I Could Smell Your Thoughts and Thought, Do You Want to Touch a Lot Like Me? Too Scared to Say a Thing…

One Way to Keep Tone on Writing a Novel is to pick a ‘Theme’ Song – Here’s My Pick for ‘The Skein’ – ‘The Mountain Goats – Sometimes I Still Feel the Bruise’

The 'Theme' Song for my novel 'The Skein: Birth of the Manticore' is this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1pEprPvJvg [Verse 1]This is just to say helloAnd to let you know I think of you from time to timeI know I never really knew you, but somehow I miss youAnd wish that you'd stayed in my life [Chorus]Making contact … Continue reading One Way to Keep Tone on Writing a Novel is to pick a ‘Theme’ Song – Here’s My Pick for ‘The Skein’ – ‘The Mountain Goats – Sometimes I Still Feel the Bruise’

Longer Novel Excerpt – Group Therapy in the Mental Hospital

An Excerpt from my NOVEL-IN-PROGRESS 'THE SKEIN' Shungyosai, my main character, is in the mental hospital after being dosed with LSD at a Halloween bonfire party. In the hospital he meets a guy he calls the regular, a patient with severe mental health issues who occasionally checks himself in when the real world gets to … Continue reading Longer Novel Excerpt – Group Therapy in the Mental Hospital

When I Look Up At the Stars. I Do Not Ask ‘What Is This Place?’ I Feel More A Whisper Beg, ‘Whose Face Is This I Face?’

SHUNGYOSAI IN THE MENTAL HOSPITAL - EARLY DRAFT OF GROUP THERAPY SCENE Riley was a bit on edge. I had been watching her because, for one, she was a girl around my age, and I was locked up with her. I thought I could at least dream of her while the mind numbing meds had … Continue reading When I Look Up At the Stars. I Do Not Ask ‘What Is This Place?’ I Feel More A Whisper Beg, ‘Whose Face Is This I Face?’

EVERYTHING IS FULL OF GODS

Original Landscape Photography by Stefanie Schneider | Conceptual Art on Other | Gas Station at Night I (Stranger than Paradise) Halloween. Junior year. A big bonfire party out by some woods near one of the rich kids’ houses. Some popular kid in our class and me and my buddy pick up the flyer and decide … Continue reading EVERYTHING IS FULL OF GODS

🎵 Slime Keeps on Slipping, Slipping, Slipping… Out Through my Suture…🎶

"*mumbling.. (I get the feeling there's going to be a riot)..." - DJ Shadow I'm writing backstory on my Main character, why he's so fucked up. My writers group suggested sexual trauma, perhaps he's been abused. And since he ends up a cult leader, it should be by someone big league, one of those high … Continue reading 🎵 Slime Keeps on Slipping, Slipping, Slipping… Out Through my Suture…🎶