Moving to my namesake blog…

Posted: October 8, 2013 in Fiction, Non-fiction
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Oh_Hell_blogFRONTcoverIn an effort to better maintain my namesake website (patricestanton.com) I’ll be posting my Writing news and articles over there, ex from now on. Thanks for visiting here. I hope to see you over there.

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Brad Thor has really captured a concept that has eluded me for many, many years. That is, why is it that when weird/bad/crazy/quirky stuff (well, basically, when just about ANYTHING!) happens I’ve always had the old “now…what if this happened, too…that’d be a great book,” thought pop into my head.

Brad Thor on how his books manage to always be on the cutting-edge of real-world events and trends.

I really believe a writer is someone who’s trained their mind to misbehave; that you look at something and see it different than everybody else….it’s just a kind of a gut thing…

Here’s where I saw the video that quote’s from. See at about 6:20 minutes in.

Oh, and he’s offered to buy George Zimmerman a gun since it’s looking like the PROVEN INNOCENT American may not be getting his back.

Can you say, “Gray State?” (We have a stake in the film as official “funders!”)

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Confession is Good for the Soul: a political-fairytale from the not-too-distant future…

(5300 word short story, previously seen in February 2012 at (now-defunct) artistryagainstmisandry.com)

Oil lamps and computers, horse-drawn carts and semi-auto toting rough-men on the walls…

Welcome to USAFFC-DC [Fortified Federal Compound, District of Columbia]. The project had been the first of its kind, an above ground “bunker.” Now, “she” was reputed to be the country’s most secure.  The less-fortunates inside and the roving bands of outlaws beyond its walls disparagingly refer to it as Fort Dyke for short. 

Within its thick, [government ;-) ] certified blast-proof walls, an admin-staffer with decades of loyal service to the tyrannical Regime has had a crisis of conscience…the crisis being she’s actually developed one!

Check my author page for this one (later this week) as well as other FREE short-story downloads.