At the end of last month, I reviewed 5 of the deadliest makeshift weapons I came across as I worked on Excluded & Ashland's Asylum. However, I felt I dwelled too much on (the questionably ingenious) prison-escape weapons and not enough on the everyday items people have used in the desperate name of survival. For the most part, this entry is that: 5 Deadly Everyday Weapons Used in Desperation.
5 May Blog Throwbacks
Chance Black, while not the writer he hoped to be, was a pretty damn good photographer.
With his skills, Chance turned a dollar or two--enough for him, his wife, and his son to get by on. One day, a comparatively sizable paycheck came along. An opportunity arose to photograph an event for the Long Brooke Sync, a local tabloid publication, but Chance had no idea what would come along with the cash. By coincidence, one of his photographs captured suspicious behavior in the background, and unfortunately for Chance, the man committing the act figured it out first. In order to take the photograph back from Chance, the man in the photo decided he needed some major collateral.
At first I was hesitant watching this video. There it was: another video about some teacher telling some reporter some arbitrary facts about establishing a voice as an author. However, as it turns out, Charmion Mohning has a good idea about where an author can find his or her voice at an early age
Sometimes it's a matter of acting crazy to accomplish once set-aside tasks, no matter how menial. For this entry, though, I'm going to focus on how what doesn't make sense can help you in the long run.
I was challenged to write about a redeeming moment for a villain, and I chose to write about Adam Coy. It's just a little adventure, but I hope you enjoy. You can read Adam Coy in all of his horrific glory in Excluded.
Fear, focus, and the future. C.M. Humphries talks about writing, horror, and whatever.