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The Hardest Writing of All

I enjoy writing in all its forms (with the exception of poetry, not in me). I love nothing more then sitting down at a computer or a pad and pen and bringing tales to life. The characters jump out to me, they come to life before my very eyes. Indeed, I often only need the barest of plot and outline, the characters themselves deal with the situation in a realistic manner. I simply give them life. Although we may not admit it, most writers have more in common with Dr. Frankenstein then our fellow storytellers. A writer may allow his or her characters to run wild, but we can still reign them in if the story gets out of control. This is true with any form of writing…well, almost any form.

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Breaking Up is Hard To Do

Your friendly neighborhood Geek is a kind-hearted man. He doesn’t like to drop the bomb on people, but sometimes a line must be drawn in the sand and a stance must be made. That line was drawn a week ago. And so, I had to make the sad, sad call…

“Listen (Bob) the circle has made a choice and have decided that you must go. It’s not you, it’s us”. Truth be told; it really was that person’s fault. You keep staring at a woman’s boobs while arguing with the DM; your ass is GONE! Oh, you thought I was talking about a personal relationship!? Ha! Ha! Ha! Please, no good Geek EVER dumps a love. We hang on to love for dear life! No, this break-up had to do with a (former) role player. I wish I could report as to how said person responded, alas I had to leave a message and have yet to hear back from said player. I doubt I will and that is fine with me. It did get me thinking about relationships and how Player Characters would handle a break-up…

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The Final Geek Taboo

I’ve long since come to terms with my pop culture geek status. I love Star Trek (except Voyager, SCREW Voyager), I love Star Wars (that love is waning though), I love horror movies, and I love comics. But, I have one final love… A love that even today I do not speak of openly to strangers. This is a love that is shared by many of my like minded brothers and sisters. But even in this enlightened day and age it is a love that we do not speak of among the public; alas this love can often make us pariah with our own kind…

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Inspiring Horror Flicks

With my birthday only a few days past I look upon all the great swag I received from my ever so thoughtful friends. They know me well as I look upon stacks and piles of books and horror DVD’s. Seeing these movies reminded me of the films that inspire me to be a better filmmaker. And so, I give you a tiny sampling of those flicks… Anyone who knows me will notice the sampling and the obvious laziness that went into this list…

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