Surry gation Anxiety: Complete short story

Date with a Surry "I have a date. With my surry" Derrick said without warning. The waitress set the drink on the table in front of him. "Sure," she replied uninterested, unphased and, unlistening. Derrick looked up; an overhead light shone in his eyes. The shine stopped him from reading the name badge. It prevented him … Continue reading Surry gation Anxiety: Complete short story

Victim plays and how you write pop songs (Genre Cheat 3/3)

This post is the final part about genre. I’ve written about the cancer of modern drama that is the victim narrative. I’ll talk briefly about gangsters and rom-coms how they are two sides of the same coin. I also write briefly about the meta-narrative and how to write a pop song. Victim Play This is … Continue reading Victim plays and how you write pop songs (Genre Cheat 3/3)

This Cheat Sheet will make you master genre Part 1

Intro Genre can be difficult to pin down. You know what works but you find yourself grasping for something but you don't know what. First of all, this is by no means a comprehensive list. I’m not an expert either so treat the following accordingly. While I'm not an expert I have a skill for … Continue reading This Cheat Sheet will make you master genre Part 1