Sep 21

Rejection. Talk to any agent (or publisher), and they’ll tell you the easiest answer they can give is a no. It’s kind of a hard thing to swallow isn’t it? It was hard for me to hear, and when it was said to me, it was so completely matter of fact, that it was almost offensive in it’s cavalier. I used to write movie trailers (yeah really, someone Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

HA! Fooled, you … podcast four to arrive in your computers next week sometime. It looks as if I’m gonna end up doing one every other week, as opposed to every week like I had planned … blah!

Sep 21

Everyone tells me that I should write screenplays, and like I said before, it’s mostly because they think that I’m not a very good writer, and screenwriting is the gutter of all literature. I’m not sure that’s true or not, but whatever … they’re dicks. I did, however, write a short story that is pretty deceptive. I actually wrote this as a prelude to writing a screenplay. I think it’s more fun to write a short story, but I do think this will become a pretty good screenplay if I ever decide to do it. (by the way, when I work-shopped this for a class, people actually commented “I don’t know this michael flanagan or anything, so I’m not sure how accurate this is …” If you read this and have that comment, (duh!), let me make it clear, there is no michael flanagan, or brad davis … well maybe there are, but they are not these people.)

MIKEY-BOY by Kael

I’m that Michael Flanagan. I’m the one you’re heard about, bet you thought I was dead. You thought that my mother stole me from my father in the dead of night to give me a better life, but during my journey to America I died. The plane that was carrying my ten-year-old self had crashed over the North Channel, and there were no survivors, only I never got on a plane. I remember when they put the white makeup on me, made me lie down, Read the rest of this entry »