Month: August 2008

Comments from the Peanut Gallery

Friday night, after closing on Thursday evening and then opening on Friday morning, I attended the Fourth Annual American Icon. Didn’t participate in this one–unless you count whooping and hollering for my buds participation. And let me tell you: Deb, Fleur, and John kicked all kinds of butt. Deb conquered her fear and stood in…

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Failure Sound-Off

Everyone else did it. (See Ali, Deb, and John at right…) Right now I’m looking for a job. Already I’ve done two interviews and two second interviews–so now it’s a foot race for who can offer me better stuff. And that sounds good, right? Here’s the thing: None of them are the job I really…

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Who to cheer for?

Hmmm, it’s been a while since there’s been actual competition amongst the writers. But now, it seems Ali and John are having it out in an old-school smackdown style. Who will to fifteen pages first? Who will create compelling characters, develop fascinating plots, and type the fastest. Here’s the thing. Actually, I’m sure they’ll both…

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The Twilight Zone

Last night I was surrounded by teenage vampires (and maybe a couple werewolves…). Not only vampires, but vampires dressed to the nines. Prom dresses galore. Not to mention dark lipstick, combat-boot-fishnet combos, and big hair. All out celebrating the release of Stephanie Meyer’s fourth installment of the Twilight series: Breaking Dawn. The faces of the…

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