Category: Writing

Roger’s story – Complete first draft

Roger’s story – Complete first draft

Unedited, uncorrected, rough first draft. The chosen photo is published under the public domain, Creative Commons 0 license by Paul Itkin through unsplash.com. Enjoy. Roger’s story The morning was particularly cold. Roger could feel the air he was breathing prickling in his nostrils. He pulled up the fur, it was from a bear he had …

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Ben’s story – Complete first draft

Ben’s story – Complete first draft

Unedited, uncorrected, rough first draft. The chosen photo is published under the public domain, Creative Commons 0 license by Ismael Nieto through unsplash.com. Enjoy. Ben’s story “Daddy?” The timid voice woke him up mid-dream. Ben, alone in bed, tried to adjust his vision to the almost complete darkness of the bedroom. As he laid there, …

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Ben’s story – part 2

Ben’s story – part 2

Ben walked slowly, warily, down the hallway towards the living room. He didn’t turn on the lights. He kept telling himself he wanted to keep his night sight. But truly, he was too scared. He peeked slowly around the corner from the hallway into the living room. He could see the door to the garden …

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Ben’s story – Part 1

Ben’s story – Part 1

“Daddy?” The timid voice woke him up mid-dream. Ben, alone in bed, tried to adjust his vision to the almost complete darkness of the bedroom. As he laid there, unable to see clearly, he couldn’t help wonder, if he really heard the voice, or if it was just a part of a dream. That has …

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Sampler – The Starlight Hotel

Sampler – The Starlight Hotel

This is an unedited text, please bear with any typos, etc: There was an audible click as the key turned in the huge wooden double doors. As they were pushed open, a yellow light flooded a few feet into the dusty dining hall of the Starlight Hotel, leaving a visible clue of the neglect this …

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5 movie ideas a day – day 5

5 movie ideas a day – day 5

Finally! #1 When a young couple looses their baby daughter in a car accident, they each try to cope with the accident the best they can. How do you forgive the unforgivable? And place a responsibility that cannot be placed? #2 In a small town community, a wicked gun-man attacks a college. In the aftermath, …

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5 movie ideas a day – day 5 post-poned

5 movie ideas a day – day 5 post-poned

As much as I hate slowing down on this little thing, I must call for retreat when time is due. The horrible manfluenza has tackled me good on the 0-yard line, so I need to let it take its toll on me. Thus, I need to take a rain check on the 5th day of …

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5 movie ideas a day – day 4

5 movie ideas a day – day 4

#1 When a hoarding woman sees her cramped up house destroyed by fire, consuming both her 4 year old son and all her things, she finds herself forced to take a few steps back – all the way back to where all her problems started, with her overprotecting parents and all the memories of her …

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5 movie ideas a day – day 3

5 movie ideas a day – day 3

#1 A young boy with a terminal illness, moves into a new house with his mom and stepdad. In his new room, a loose wall panel opens up a doorway to a fantastic world. On the other side, he must side with a tormented dwarf and a band of bards to battle a vicious dragon …

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5 movie ideas a day – day 2

5 movie ideas a day – day 2

#1 During the revolution in Laos, 1975, as the borders were closed, a New Zealand monk spends the long days teaching his young danish apprentice the now forbidden language of English. As the revolution comes to an end, the country finds itself in a troubling situation with no English speaking citizens. Help is required from …

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