Skip Week Two The Ballad of Squid Vicious He was poached from the waters of the turbulent sea And once caged, dead intent on being set free They unanimously suspected him to be quite delicious, But the sailers didn’t expect …read more
The Asparagus Festival Poke had forgotten one very important thing as he sped on his scooter back to his parents’ house. It was festival season, and that night was the first night of the asparagus festival. The thirteenth annual asparagus …read more
Poking Around Pokemondius “Poke” Flack was a fairly oblivious sort of guy. Most of his life, things had just sort of fallen in his lap, and he considered himself pretty lucky. Luck, however was not actually on his side. Truth …read more
Welcome to the first skip week for Scurvytown. I decided to give myself a one-week break once I finished the 10th episode. This was to give my brain a rest, and to sort of re-group and figure out where to …read more
Squatters When folks first moved to Scurvytown, there were two major issues. One, the town was absolutely overrun with hookers. It was nigh impossible to make an honest living. Second, the entire place was overrun with ghosts. This meant that …read more
Over the Moonshine Captain Tullis had never been so happy to see Hopewell as the day he reappeared after the kidnapping, which happened to coincide with the final day of the Moonshine festival. He had spent most of the day …read more
Ghostly Happenstance The final day of the Moonshine festival always had a sort of somber feel about it, kind of like the day after an exceptionally crappy birthday. Catty Broadsides swept the floor of The Boneyard carefully, as she was …read more
New Moon “I swear to you, I’m not with stupid or anyone else!” Capelli Moon shouted, not quite sure what she was saying. “That’s what they all say,” the Captain replied, shaking his head, “but I know you’re with stupid, …read more
Up in Smoke Francis Hornbuckle hated his name. He had often thought about changing it, but he hated paperwork and bureaucracy even more than rather unfortunate nomenclature, which could actually be pretty funny if it wasn’t happening to you. He …read more
The Boneyard One of the first buildings to be constructed when people began to colonize the island was a drinking establishment. It was no secret that the land on which the bar was built had once been a cemetery. The …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.