I am currently enrolled in a Prose Workshop at NKU, and have work-shopped 3 early episodes of Scurvytown. I love the feedback I got from people, and look forward to improving my existing content, which is one of the things …read more
When I was in high school, my younger brothers and I walked dogs for PAWS, the local no-kill shelter in the crappy town where none of us is a hero (yet). I had started walking dogs my junior year to …read more
I haven’t written any of my “writing about writing” posts in awhile. Not really sure why other than I haven’t really felt like it. Most of that is because there is so much noise out there about the writing process …read more
Update on new actual episodes: currently working on Season 2, and the first episode should get posted sometime in May. Currently have 1 horrible first episode, 2nd episode scripted, and a solid 3rd episode. Previews: learning about sister city Dickinsville …read more
Tales from graduate school: One of my favorite things about the amazing professor who teaches the romcom class is how funny his lectures are. It makes the learning part more effective, for me at least, because the ability to be …read more
Check out the map I drew using Illustrator. I am not good at art, but you did not need me to tell you that. The map speaks for itself: Note how all the buildings are crooked? Or maybe it’s the …read more
I am finally designing a map for Scurvytown. It is more than a little difficult to keep all the various locations and people straight, so comes the time for a massive re-haul/organization. In the coming weeks, there will be some …read more
In order to achieve success as a mad scientist, it is important to have the proper tools for your relative branch of madness. Of course, measuring success is all in how you measure it, really. Maybe a batch of brain …read more
I was digging through my oldest writing journal, and decided to pull out a fun quote and develop it. This journal is seriously starting to fall apart, the spine cracked and the glue no longer holding the pages together. This …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.