This week's story is a double duo of challenges. Not only is the 12th week in the Ray Bradbury 52 52 story challenge. I also did a prompt from the lovely LadyJabberwocky's <---- Blog this week. check out her prompts and her blog in general. I wouldn’t have believed it possible if I didn’t see … Continue reading Ray Bradbury52ss52wks Week12 Lavender
Galaxies Essence Ray Bradbury wk 11 52ss 52wks
The brightest colors of two masses of varying tangerine mix in with frosty cerulean, as if someone set it on fire and cooled it in time inside a pair of giant galaxies? Swirling waves like a sea above my head in the evening skies. The large shape of a keyhole appears in front of it … Continue reading Galaxies Essence Ray Bradbury wk 11 52ss 52wks
Still shocked by how much.
You maybe noticing the sudden burst of stories on this blog website. That's because I managed to get them wrote in a short amount of time. Thank you, twitch stream. LOL, I have been joining a new twitch streamer writer friend for writing sprints and let me tell you I have gotten so much done … Continue reading Still shocked by how much.
Ray Bradbury 52SS 52wks Wk 10 Cottage of Hillary Trilloway
This is going up before Saturday as I have it done already. LOL So This weeks now up. Enjoy I rented the cottage, thinking we’d have the perfect place to have a nice to relax and pamper ourselves on the weekend in the country. Away from the city lights and hubbub. We didn’t realize what … Continue reading Ray Bradbury 52SS 52wks Wk 10 Cottage of Hillary Trilloway
UTube Talker Ray Bradbury Wk9 52ss 52wks
This was for March 4th. I'm now caught up to where I need to be now. (minor corrective edit made) Ever have that certain feeling you’re being watched? You’d probably say yes, but have you ever experienced something so frightening, so insane, you’d think you’re going crazy? That is and was me recently. An insomniac … Continue reading UTube Talker Ray Bradbury Wk9 52ss 52wks
Ray Bradbury Wk8 52ss 52wks Space Alien Stuck by Blizzard Stole Fort Knox
Space Alien Stuck By Blizzard Stole Fort Knox Original posting date February 25th Last one for February. So, I'm caught up to the end of February. Now to focus on March round. Just my luck! I’m the one that’s getting snowed into this place all alone. Everyone is away, only temporarily, since the blizzard caused … Continue reading Ray Bradbury Wk8 52ss 52wks Space Alien Stuck by Blizzard Stole Fort Knox
Ray Bradbury 52SS 52wks Wk7 The Apocalyptic Assignment
Originally post for February 18th two tweaks have been made.. I’m supposed to take over for him today. I’m not sure if I’m comfortable replacing this strange individual. And by what I mean, take over I mean everything about them since he won’t be here any longer in the next few moments. They assign us … Continue reading Ray Bradbury 52SS 52wks Wk7 The Apocalyptic Assignment
Ray Bradbury 52SS52W Week 6 Book of Time Past Due
Original date to post February 11th I wouldn’t have believed it could really happen if it hadn’t happened to me. Late one evening going to bed as I normally do at exactly nine o’clock with a little light reading. After having visited the library after working at the university. Nothing out of the ordinary, as … Continue reading Ray Bradbury 52SS52W Week 6 Book of Time Past Due
Ray Bradbury52SS52W Week 5 Mess in Space
Week five. Which was meant for (Correction; February 4th ) Everyone knows that when you put certain people together. Let alone the same ship. In the middle of the dark recesses of space. It’s just not going to be good, no matter how hard they try. It’s not really even their fault. Which is about … Continue reading Ray Bradbury52SS52W Week 5 Mess in Space
Betting Human Ray Bradbury Week 4 52SS 52W
Sorry about being late I'm now caught up. I would have thought after being cooped up for a thousand plus years in this tiny thing. I’d finally get a smart one to free myself. At least that should be the case. Let me tell you, I still end up with real zingers. This last time … Continue reading Betting Human Ray Bradbury Week 4 52SS 52W
RayBradbury 52SS52Wks Week 2 Silver Magic of Valhalla
I'm late posting sorry about week three is coming soon after this posting. Then Week 3 will come sometime this weekend. I hike my route with a walking stick. Going carefully through some treacherous routes of the silver Mink trail lurks many dangers. This is the most dangerous I’ve ever seen. This evening that’s special … Continue reading RayBradbury 52SS52Wks Week 2 Silver Magic of Valhalla
Ray Bradbury 52SS 52W(week3) The Accidental Millennium Slumber
So, I get what I get for falling asleep. I only took a short nap. I was surprised that the short nap turned out to be spectacularly unexpected and also, very messy. As it turns out, I’ve way overslept my way into the future and next to a bear’s cave no less. You see, it … Continue reading Ray Bradbury 52SS 52W(week3) The Accidental Millennium Slumber
Ray Bradbury 52SS 52W(week1) The Crystal Book of King Arthur’s Courts
Welcome to the first story in the new year. I am late posting apologies. This first one turned out harder to write than I thought it be. But I finally got inspiration. (Update: I have corrected the couple spots and now has title. Nobody will believe me, I thought to myself as I watched the … Continue reading Ray Bradbury 52SS 52W(week1) The Crystal Book of King Arthur’s Courts
Metaphysical Elements in Writing – Gemstones
Hello, SE’ers! It’s Jan again with the first part of the new series that’s all about including metaphysical elements in fiction writing. Today, I’m …
7 Tips to Using an Unreliable Narrator
Interesting tips on First person unreliable narrator.
The Harley Quinn series is what prompted this topic. I stumbled onto people complaining about how some villains were being shown in the series. They thought they were too goofy or made to be stupid. Other people eventually arrived to point out that this series is probably from Harley’s perspective. She’s not sane, which makes her a rather unreliable narrator. So, that’s how I started thinking about this topic. Now, let’s see if we can get a few tips on how to do this.
- You can’t make it 100% obvious that the narrator is being bias or unreliable. People can figure it out from clues, but there needs to be some level of faith in being told some real facts. If the audience knows that they are being lied to entirely then they can lose both interest and investment in the story.
- An unreliable narrator doesn’t always have…
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Posting 52week schedule changing
Instead of posting each story every week. I'm going to post them from now on at the end of the month. I realize that's a big clump. But it would give me more time to work on each one. So, expect my next post to be on or near the 28th of this month.
Happy 2023 Everyone
Happy to see a new year in and old year out! This year I have a lot in store for this blog which will feature starting this week. The return of The Ray Bradbury 52 Stories 52 Weeks challenge and I am determined this time to complete the year out. This year I'll be doing … Continue reading Happy 2023 Everyone
I’ll be starting over on Challenge
I will be starting over completely on the Ray Bradbury challenge. I will start it in January instead of middle of the year. So keep a look out for coming stories...shorter ones.
Final wordcount I losst
I did my best. But it was not in the cards this year. Final total count 22244 did not make it to either goal. Well at least I tried. I will finish this story to final total of where it was meant to be.
I’m still in nano trenches
Only couple hours left for nano I'm working all day to get to 50. I'm close. I hope you'll consider donating it would mean a lot.