This ain’t no smoke screen, it’s episode 18! Yes, this episode is a day early due to the Thanksgiving holiday here in the USA.  Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Americans, and to my international listeners I hope you enjoy the early release. In this episode Alan’s knowledge of Words continues to expand daily, and he also learns that Christina has been keeping a happy secret from him. Realizing that to defeat the Office they are going to need help, Alan crafts a poem to call others like him to the abandoned city. Run time: 25:32 Press Play on the player above or download theRead More →

Straight from the silver screen, here’s episode 17! The first chapter of my NaNoWriMo novel, Kilo Rising, is available here for your reading pleasure. In this episode Christina reads an entry from a handwritten journal Alan finds in the library. It tells the former librarian’s sad tale of the enforced eviction of the city. Alan takes advantage of the books in the library to encounter new Words, and begins experimenting with them. But he also learns that such blind exploration can have an unexpectedly tragic cost. Run time: 27:24 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selectingRead More →

Yikes! I just realized yesterday that I had neglected to post the audio from the November 4, 2010 companion episode in the feed. I blame NaNoWriMo, the techs on Cloud City, and Yoko Ono for this failure. There’s not much in the way of feedback, but I discuss holding the option for a group purchase of the Inkless Metal Pen until the end of November. The commentary this episode covers story episodes 13 and 14. Then some special bonus content, I read the first chapter of my NaNoWriMo novel, Kilo Rising. This is unedited, hot-off-the-presses goodness. You can also read this chapter in text formRead More →

Like a stealthy submarine comes episode sixteen… Happy Veteran’s Day to all our veterans!  Thank you so much for your service to our country. Check out the short film, The Penslinger. The Guerrilla Poet is now, at long last, available on the Zune Marketplace! I have added some maps to the Guerrilla Poet page. The first shows the location of Throm City and the route Alan and Christina take to Chicago, and the second shows the location of Tiba. In this episode Christina sends Alan out into the abandoned city of Chicago in search of kitchen supplies. He finds what he needs at a formerRead More →

I’m like a machine, so here’s episode fifteen… The next LIVE companion episode is TONIGHT, November 4th at 9pm, where in addition to the normal fare I will be reading the first chapter of my NaNoWriMo novel, Kilo Rising. As always if you can’t make it live I will drop the audio in the feed. In this episode Alan and Christina walk from town to town leaving a trail westward for Inspector Panice to follow. One night as they huddle together in a cave, Christina tells Alan how she feels about him. Convinced that they have left enough clues for the Office they head northRead More →