Chet Reads & Writes*

Month: December, 2009

Masterpiece Theatre in a Blaring Hall

I wrote this back in high school. I found it on my hard drive while perusing my archived files. It’s something that I’ve always kept around for whenever I feel down about my ability to write. It references a lot of things from my life and love high school. Probably one of the best paragraphs […]

Write Something

One of my goals in life is to write a novel, and have it published. I do not know when this will happen, and this goal is one of the only reasons I keep a blog, a practice arena. I came across a Web site called WriteSomething recently, and I love it. The premise is […]

Men vs. Women in Space

Today, while taking a design break and perusing the Web, I came across a gem. As do most humanoids, I enjoy humor. Though there’s no way for me to judge the legitimacy of this tale, especially since it is filed under jokes on this Web site. It takes some of my favorite things, science-fiction and […]

Mindless Self Indulgence

I’m not entirely sure when our society reached its current level of obsession with the undead and/or cursed. With millions of Twilighters falling in love with Native American Werewolves and sparkly, mega-whiny “vampires” and millions of others enthralled with zombies and the coming zombie apocalypse, it’s as if we’ve lost all interest in the living. […]

An Affair for the Ages

Literature is the vessel through which mankind is allowed to share its imagination, wisdom and aspiration. Today there are many ways through which one can encounter literature; nevertheless I will never be able to step away from the age old tradition of a covered and bound book. The hard-backed beauties and paper-backed gems are one […]