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Acting Comedy podcasts

Bunker Brothers: All of Season One Now Available For Free!

I’m pleased to announce that season one of my comedy podcast, Bunker Brothers, is now available in full! For those not in the know, Bunker Brothers is an audio sitcom that tells the story of Jack and Brian Gobbins, two hapless half-brothers who inherited their late father’s underground Bunker. The Bunker is filled to the brim with junk and secrets. Each week our two anti-heroes explore The Bunker and try to discover the reason their father created such a strange place. Special guests include Simpsons writers Bill Oakley, Michael Price, Tonight Show writer Tim Barnes, stand-ups and improvisers from TV and the big city comedy scene.

Bunker Brothers is available FOR FREE on:

Apple Podcasts

Spotify

YouTube

If you like what you hear, leave us a positive rating or review! Got a question for the Bunker Brothers? Hit up our Twitter account, @brothers_bunker and send us a message or question.

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Writing

I’ve Completed the Draft of Spellbound Sword

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I haven’t been posting much lately, and for that I apologize. I’ve been hard at work on the rough draft for my family-friendly fantasy tale, Spellbound Sword. It’s the story of a young boy named Travis who is adopted by a magic-using outlaw named Kane Verdelea. Together they go on a quest to steal a sword with ties to Travis’s family history. In doing so, they uncover a conspiracy within the Kingdom’s monarchy that has existed for decades and seeks to throw the entire country into chaos. Travis and Kane team up with a blade-wielding vagrant, a mysterious man-beast, and a mechanically minded Princess to stop the conspirators from unleashing their plot. Only the power of the sword can save the Kingdom, but unlocking its full potential is more difficult than Travis and his friends could ever imagine.

If you’re interested in reading the story, I’ll be posting it chapter by chapter every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on my wattpad page. If you’re interested in reading my last novel-length piece, a dark sci-fi tale for mature audiences called Scavengers (inspired heavily by the film Alien and the book The Shining). I apologize if this jump between genres and audiences might seem confusing, but I’m trying to stretch myself as a writer and discover where my voice and style best fit, even as they continue to grow.

When I was ten years old (the same age as Travis, my story’s protagonist) I entered a writing competition wherein we were given a prompt and had to make up a story on the spot. The story I wrote ended up winning an award, and it was the starting point for Spellbound Sword. My mother always encouraged me to revisit this story as it was one that captivated her when I wrote it. She has always been a fan of the Harry Potter series as well. I thought it might be time for me to try to write something that anyone could potentially enjoy, rather than forcing myself into a dark spooky niche.

So here we have Spellbound Sword, the first book in what I would like to be a series about Travis’s many adventures. If the series should continue or not is all up to you and whether or not you enjoy the tale. Like Scavengers, the draft you’ll find on wattpad is unedited and unrevised. If there are mistakes or inconsistencies (and I am sure there are some) they will hopefully be corrected in the next draft. I’ve been told to take a break between writing and editing so as to come back fresh, but I wanted to share with you what I had so far as a way of gauging your interest. Thus far, some people have really taken to the story, and I thank them from the bottom of my heart. Their encouragement means the world to me.

That being said, if you have comments, critiques, concerns, thoughts or questions about this or any of my writing feel free to contact me on twitter (at) shorester or leave a comment or message on my wattpad profile. If you have my email address you can reach me there as well, though I don’t like to give it out too freely for fear of a messy inbox. Any words of advice or criticism you might have, even ones about small typos or inconsistencies, will be of great use in the next edit, so I can and will use them all. No comment is too small.

Thank you for reading this and I hope you enjoy my stories.

 

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Scavengers Writing

New: Scavengers Section 24

Click here┬áif you want to read Section 24 of Scavengers, my sci-fi novel. (Or if you’d like to start from the beginning, click here.)

In this chapter, Wiley returns to feed his captive only to discover that she’s lost the will to live. An unlikely saboteur reveals himself.

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Writing

Scavengers Update

I feel like I am about 100-150 “pages” away from being done with a draft of Scavengers. It’s a good feeling! Thanks to anyone/everyone who has taken the time to read it. I promise you, or those curious but uncertain, it shall be finished. The end is in sight, though the end for some characters may come sooner, rather than later… BWA HA HA HA HA!!!

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Writing

Scavengers – Section 23 Now Online

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In this section, our narrator Tuttle describes how he and LeCelle left the Scav ship for good. Not as thrilling a flashback as Peg and Wiley’s, but one with long-standing consequences.