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Screenplays

The Jackal Girl (trailer fragment)

EXT. TAR HOLLOW STATE FOREST, OHIO   DUSK The steady breathing of a large animal is heard as it races through the forest underbrush, weaving in and out among the trees. RAMONA SCHAEFER (voiceover) Some things should not exist. INT. SCHAEFER HOME   NIGHT Ramona, 21, plain, tall, and slender, walks down the dark hall in her […]

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Non-fiction

Bagel run

I’m a light sleeper but I’m convinced that I learned this behavior. Dad is an early riser. If I wanted to join him on his Sunday morning bagel run, then I needed to be up early. For some time, I wouldn’t wake up until I heard the sound of the sun catcher rattling against the […]

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Non-fiction

Dry leaves. Dust. Sunshine.

The red, patterned carpet on the short flight of stairs leading down to the front door isn’t as worn here as it is in other places in the house. The sun coming through the glass door warms the entry way. The gray slate floor of the landing releases a  warm, vaguely wet smell. I crouch down […]

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General

Not so Novel

See here for a new writing project I started with Sara and Jes. Expect to see more writing here! Now if I only had time to bring this blog back into full working order…