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Scott Parson, dabbler in typestries and fabulations
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Glad you stopped by . . .

All the Devils are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain - is a terrific piece of theatre created and performed by Patrick Page - and a masterful analysis of what makes a compelling villian in drama and fiction. If you missed the live performance you can listen to the YouTube snippet. Just me being a fanboy.

Shallow Thoughts and Glib Reactions

The hard work and feelings of inadequacy compound when great things gather in the brainpan waiting to be excavated and squeezed down to words without losing the brilliance of the ore.

On the Reading List

for entertainment and enlightenment:

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Wilson

A Gentleman in Moscow by Towles

for research:

The Boys of Summer by Kahn

Bozophobia covers

Immortalman Cover - 3D Mock Up

Click the image above to be magically transported to Amazon for these titles.
Bozophobia and Immortalman can still be found on Amazon and through

Link to Works in Progress

Click on In the Works link here or in the menu above to read excerpts of longer pieces Scott is developing for publication.

Electric meterElectric Meter

Click on the Meter Readings link here to sample Scott's adventures in versicular mayhem.

End of Road Warning Sign

Click on Going Off-Road link here to read about those times when the pavement gives out and the story is the journey.

Peter Birkinshaw on Flickr

Click on Credits link here or in the menu bar above to see where else Scott's short fiction has appeared. Click the title to read the piece.

All text (c) Scott Parson

Header image:  Joel Meyerowitz, New York City, 1964 (cropped)