So there I was, sitting outside 7/11

Over on MySpace, a friend posted a picture of herself in a mug shot and asked people to submit a story that began with, "So, I was sitting outside of 7/11…" and ended up with her arrested. This was my entry. — So there I was, sitting outside...

To be science fiction, or not to be?

What do you think about this story idea? A young Alabama farmer in 1857 accidentally receives a letter from a beautiful Senator’s daughter who is secretly helping slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. In the letter, the daughter pleads for help from an...

Science is more interesting than you think it is

Check out this story idea I had today: A young Alabama farmer in 1857 accidentally receives a letter from a beautiful Senator’s daughter who is secretly helping slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. In the letter, the daughter pleads for help from an...

We all start somewhere

Ever since I began writing, when I was eleven, I’ve craved feedbackabout my work. A lot of beginning writers are afraid to let others readtheir work, but not me. My first role as a writer has always been toentertain, and the primary way to gauge my success is to...