At some point in time, I intend to reboot Scurvytown. But I have been saying this for far too long. I have half written episodes, at least half a dozen of them. There’s story notes, outlines, plotlines, ideas for the …read more
I would like to think that I am somewhat of a podcast junkie. I’ll subscribe to a bunch of new ones every so often on iTunes, and then listen a few times to see if I find something worthwhile there. …read more
As I begin this post, I think about the weird spambot messages it is sure to field. The summer was hot and kinda of disgusting. There’s a musty smell of damp basement whenever the air conditioner kicks on, and between …read more
It’s been awhile since I made a post, because clearly I suck. I’ll spare the excuses, because it’s a little exhausting just thinking of how much shit I try to pile into a single week. #humblebrag I have been working …read more
A recurring theme in my art is “overcoming my own gravity.” It’s probably the reason I enjoy writing space fiction so much. The dual meaning of it hits all the right notes in my head. Writing-wise, things have been a …read more
There was a fire drill or an unexpected fire alarm at work on Tuesday morning. I finished up the thing I was doing, grabbed my coat, and headed outside with the rest of the building. When I got outside, it …read more
52 weeks is a lot of writing. I think I want to qualify that with an “especially,” even though it doesn’t need to be done. I know from a lot of writing. I did NaNoWriMo for 10 years until it …read more
I moved almost a month ago. Unpacking came in bursts on the weekends, until almost an entire week of snow days happened and there was plenty of time to get more organized. Migraines have escalated, to a point I had …read more
Moving day approaches. So many hours I spent in this tiny space, cluttering it up, more and more with each month. The more time I spent outside of it, leaving the clutter to its own devices, the more impressive the …read more
The Factory of Ideas has been run down a bit lately. Out to sea, it sat adrift, near dead stopped in a motionless ocean, waiting for some sense of life to be breathed back into its sails. The tanks had …read more
Scurvytown is a multimedia serial fiction project created by Lauren Magee, a recent graduate of the Masters in English program at Northern Kentucky University. It's a little in transition right now, but hopefully will be back in production soon. (She said, in October 2015).
Lauren resides in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she lives with her two cats, who are sitting behind her and purring as she types this.