Tiny Lives, Secrets & Lies, The Target

8 March 2009: Chamblee, Georgia. Travis Maudlin is a man of many quirks and peculiarities, quite a few of which cannot be contained. His coworkers have noted his habit of muttering to himself under his breath; his almost pathological refusal to use anyone's name in conversation; his notable discomfort whenever anyone gets closer than three … Continue reading Tiny Lives, Secrets & Lies, The Target

The Guides: Billy and Nash

“Why do act like you know me?” Billy says. “I do know you,” Nash replies. “I’ve been watching out for you for quite some time.” “Watching out for me? In what way?” “What if I mentioned your near mishap at the Parkway Bridge around the time you were twenty?” Nash says. “You needed someone watching … Continue reading The Guides: Billy and Nash

Southern NeoRealism: A Working Draft

The Square, Decatur, Georgia, 9 August 2009. I’m formulating a definition of my writing style based on my recent work, which has been focused on my hometown of Atlanta. The name I’ve devised is Southern NeoRealism and I’m working to develop characteristics of it, based on common themes in my writing. For instance, a character’s … Continue reading Southern NeoRealism: A Working Draft