Category Archives: works in progress

firecracker girl turns 2

Ada, our 4th of July baby. I’m returning to something I wrote after she arrived. I made it up of course. I imagine it will be a few more years before she can tell me what it was really like. … Continue reading

Posted in Broadus and Ada, firecracker girl, home birth, jason bruno, kiss of the wind, naomi swinton, poetry, supernatural bridge, works in progress | 5 Comments

story marathon

Done. Story on demand for Scott Card’s six day writing intensive. I left the outline in the middle of the 1st paragraph and after that I never knew where the next sentence would take me. The story shows it but … Continue reading

Posted in completion, idea generation, orson scott card, stories, storybook collaborative, Uncle Orson's Writing Class and Literary Boot Camp, works in progress, writing | 4 Comments

War Games; and Bravo’s UNTITLED ART PROJECT

We played paintball in the mountains here, with friends from work. I sprained my ankle and broke a rib and had quarter sized bruises all over my body. I limped for a week and still hold my side when I … Continue reading

Posted in art, art for film and tv, artfagcity, artnet magazine, Bravo Untitled Art Project, bravotv.com/casting, Broadus and Ada, collaborative storybook, family, film work, four sisters, hatrack.com, Ian Gold, jason bruno, Magical Elves, Mormon, naomi swinton, new work, Nick Gilhool, orson scott card, paint dept., paintball, Pretty Matches, reality tv, Sarah Jessica Parker, the writing life, Uncle Orson's Writing Class and Literary Boot Camp, united world college, works in progress | 32 Comments

firecracker girl turns one: (some of) the year in pictures

Happy 4th (now 5th) of July, everyone, and Happy Birthday, Ada Corinna Meridian Swinton. She is a fierce and funny newcomer, strong and determined. The universe is her home, and for now, we are her country. Who knows where these … Continue reading

Posted in ada corinna, ada's first birthday, amuirin, broadus aurelius, callings, egnima, family, homebirth, joyce ellen davis, logan bunting-mock, love, naomi swinton, orson scott card, painting, uncle pepek, works in progress, yael naim | 3 Comments

catching up

Anyone following battlestar galactica? I’m way behind. I’m catching up on my motel cable tonight though. I came down here to Carrizozo NM to paint a fork in the road in the desert black, with biodegrable paint. It will degrade, … Continue reading

Posted in film work, paint dept., scenic art, the book of eli, works in progress | 4 Comments

10/16/08 image prompt

I’m actually posting these images on a Thursday, like I said I would. Life gets a little hectic here with a new baby, workaholic parents, a wild 9 year old. Almost 9. Okay, about the baby. Omygod, what a baby. … Continue reading

Posted in ada corinna, art, broadus, children, collaboration, ekphrasis, halloween, image prompts, painting, poetry, Rockheads, stories, storybook collaborative, works in progress | 10 Comments

the mad celt asks

“Historically, the conquest destroyed the outward form of what had already inwardly decayed; it cleared away with regrettable brutality and thoroughness a system of life which, with all its gifts of order, culture, and law, had worn itself into senile … Continue reading

Posted in art, character studies, mad celt, poetry, quesrtionable rights of the state, works in progress | 4 Comments