Out in the wilds of Kentucky, there were monsters that roared with the turn of a wrist. Sputtering to life, they tore down concrete, guzzled up gallons of natural resources, and thirsted harder. They were calculated in their costs, and …read more
I am doubling up on posts tonight because that way I won’t have to write three tomorrow to play my self-imposed game of catch up. Today I decided to watch Pacific Rim since I hadn’t yet seen it and because …read more
In my local writing group, a couple of people have made boxes of doom. I decided to make one of my own, both for fun and because the point of the box of doom is that it’s filled with writing …read more
I think I mentioned something before about taking stock of things and all that end-of-year bullcrapple and how I don’t really enjoy doing that. I am definitely not going to back-pedal on that now, like the subject of this post …read more
I had been wanting to get this necklace for some time now. If you didn’t click through, (lazy me not just posting the picture of it), it’s a ceramic oval that says “Learn Something New Every Day” on it. Learning …read more
“They are seasoned by rumors, I think.” “They are seasoned by stupidity. And some of them with vodka, I have seen.” That is a little snippet from a short story I have been trying to finish for months now. It …read more
I’ve been caught up in holiday preparations lately. I was trying to finish making a hat for my dad yesterday. Completed it and it did not meet my quality control inspection, so I started over. The good thing about hats …read more
I am still behind one post, if my self-imposed “post-a-day-for-a-month” crap is anything. In my head, it just means I need to do a creative post, like I said I would. I have been thinking a lot about a few …read more
One of the best days of the year is winter solstice. This, of course, is because we get more hours of daylight. We had thunderstorms last night, which I mostly slept through, fitfully, however. I dreamed I was online shopping, …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.