Creative non-fiction. My brother's theater camp performance.
As a Portuguese of Chinese descent, I learned most of my English from watching Hollywood movies. I have a B.S. from Syracuse and MFA in screenwriting from UCLA. My writing consists of comedy, drama and horror stories about ethnic experiences. Favorite writers:...
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As a Portuguese of Chinese descent, I learned most of my English from watching Hollywood movies. I have a B.S. from Syracuse and MFA in screenwriting from UCLA. My writing consists of comedy, drama and horror stories about ethnic experiences. Favorite writers: Virgil, Annie Dillard, Lorrie Moore, Hemingway, Ivy Ho, Updike, Philip Roth, Gish Jen, Chayefsky... http://buddhistbrassiere.blogspot.com/
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A review of Malevolenceby ke.courier12 on 04/03/2011Your story has many interesting twists and turns. It really made my heart race. I thought that the description of a church and slaughterhouse worked well. That said, I do want to mention some parts which didn't work for me. What struck me was the first and the last sentence. I thought that the idea of beginning with darkness was a bit cliche. And the last sentence of him... read
A review of My Final Dayby ke.courier12 on 04/01/2011Your story had many funny lines, like the description of the shirt and the mutton reference. As my headline says, I also liked the ending. It truly surprised me. The voice of your narrator was unique, and I guess many male readers may identify with him. My only criticism is that the beginning seemed a bit too much like "American Beauty." Maybe you want it to vary it a little... read
A review of Flight 18 (revised)by ke.courier12 on 03/30/2011As you may remember, this is my second look at your story, and from what I remember, I think this version is much better. I like how the narrator measures up "Mr. Malibu Colony," but I have to say that by page 6 I though the reference to Rolex and BMW was repetitive. Of course I still like the "actiony" part of your story, but the first section has more tension now. My only... read