Monthly Archives: June 2012

Blink: Chapter 2: Singed Hair and Sleepovers

Chapter 2: Singed hair and sleepovers A grunting voice startles me awake. Strands of… is that hay?… are blocking my peripheral view to the left. I feel my ankles catching against the grass and ground of the small decline outside … Continue reading

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Twitterific (Or how to get a follow-back from me)

When I first started using twitter, I started following comic artists, writers, authors, comedians, and the occasional celebrity. I also had no idea that you weren’t supposed to reply to 90% of a total strangers tweets/twitter feed without creeping them … Continue reading

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Before we get to chapter 2 a little explanation

Blink has been a story I’ve wanted to tell ever since starting my collection of Ultimate Spiderman. I felt like that series had a great balance of the superheroics and trying just to be a normal teenager. It was high … Continue reading

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Blink

Blink: Chapter 1: The first ring of the bell jars me fully awake. So much for trying to make up for sleeping only four hours last night. I try to remember the room number for my class. At the same … Continue reading

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Life, death, and potato salad (A reflection on The Fault in Our Stars)

A few Easters ago, I heard a sermon by my wife’s uncle about life and death. It focused on what happens when we die. Specifically just after you’re six feet under and worm food. “When you die,” he started the … Continue reading

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DToT 31 – You Kiss Your Mother With That Mouth?

Check out my friend’s awesome podcast. Also in a future episode, you will hear yours truly. Not sure when exactly we would, but I will share it here. Has anyone else been on a podcast before? What is it like? … Continue reading

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Changes (Or Dance Like Nobody Is Watching)

My writing used to be just whimsical. World building and questionable characters seemed to be the order of the day. Trying to get some kind of affirmation of my talent on the world wide web was an insatiable need. When … Continue reading

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