Meant to Be Episode 6: The Review

James had wanted to check what’d already been written; I’d been locked in my room since. “Don’t be dramatic Eddy.” Pam said before another bang on my door. “Yeah,” James chimed in, his voice further away, “Neither one of us really care.” A slam at the end of that sentence, then, “The fuck, does your Mom hate you? Only snack in your fridge is bologna.” … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 6: The Review

Meant to Be Episode 5: The Session

I woke up on my keyboard, head pounding like it was locked in a basement. I stood and my legs quivered, to move anywhere without falling I had to slide one foot in front of the other. I shuffled from desk, through hallway, into the living room; James jumped up from the couch when he saw me. “Pam went home to get a shower but … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 5: The Session

Meant to Be Episode 1: The Speech

Dum. Dum. Dum. I wished my heart would’ve picked a different word to thump out, besides it, the only thing in my ears was the buzz of the auditorium lights.They bled molten gold onto me, showcased the scatter formation of sweat that’d popped up on my face. The stream of latecomers coming through the double doors had finally slowed to a light trickle, the last … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 1: The Speech

Serialization’s place in literature’s past & present

The printing press was invented a little under 600 years ago, but the majority of people couldn’t read. The practice of printing written words evolved steadily until the 1830’s when paperback novels first appeared in Europe. Alongside those came a new way to present literature: serialization. Made possible by the existence and popularity of newspapers, serialization is the segmented release of a written work. Sections … Continue reading Serialization’s place in literature’s past & present