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Joined 09-12-02, id: 266247
Author has written 18 stories for Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror, Humor, General, and Play.

Well, my name's Brad. Sup.
I love to write, and have been doing so since at least fifth grade. I love to either write sci-fi, or general fiction (regardless of the genre, it usually has some sort of psychological theme in it).
My most recent influence has been Chuck Palahniuk, starting back when I first read Fight Club about a year ago. That caused a change in my style to go from mainly third-person to primarily first-person narratives. I haven't really switched back since (in a way, that's been annoying, because when I've tried writing a 'standard' third-person story, I find it comes out rough and I'm not too happy with it).

Favourite Authors (in no particular order)
1. Chuck Palahniuk
2. Robert A. Heinlein
3. Isaac Asimov
4. Stephen King
5. Arthur C. Clarke
6. Orson Scott Card
7. Douglas Adams

I'd have to say the most influential authors on that list have been Douglas Adams and Chuck Palahniuk.

I try to write at least one story a week, but I've also been working on writing a play, so when I'm not writing a story, I'm working on that. That's been a pretty big project so far, and I'm only through the first act! It's Robo-Necro-HamletIt's the sequel to Hamlet! The synopsis so far:
Gary Coleman vacations to Elsinore, several years after the events of Hamlet take place. Fortinbras is king, and the castle is known as Castle Fortinbras. Gary grows suspicious of behaviour at Castle Fortinbras, and after he catches on to the king's plan to steal his money, he resurrects Prince Hamlet as a robot. Not knowing what else to do, Fortinbras clones Claudius, with the help of Polonius, who was in fact a clone in the original Hamlet and has just returned from fighting in a war. Meanwhile, Ophelia rises from the dead as a zombie, and begins to infect the village surrounding Castle Fortinbras.(Yeah see, it's already pretty convoluted. Backing up...Basically, here's a run-down of the cast:

Hamlet: Now a robot, known as Robo-Necro-Hamlet. Resurrected by Gary Coleman.
Gary Coleman: Mall security guard, vacationing in 13th-Century Denmark. Determines that something foul is still in the state of Denmark and decides to confront Fortinbras about it.
Fortinbras: New king of Elsinore (now known as Castle Fortinbras). Greedy, only cares about getting money. Clones Claudius after he realises what Gary's done - with the help of Polonius.
Polonius: Didn't actually die in Hamlet. He was drafted to fight in the Vietnam War and cloned himself so that nobody would notice he was gone. Arrives home from the war in Act I, Scene III of Robo-Necro-Hamlet.
Claudius: Cloned by Fortinbras and Polonius, augmented to have super-strength and heat-seeking vision (yes, heat-seeking, not thermal).
Ophelia: Rises from her grave as a zombie. Infects the entire village surrounding Castle Fortinbras.
Reynaldo, Horatio, Other Somewhat Minor Characters: Still hanging around.
The Cast Of The Original Hamlet: They all return too, in a time vortex that opens up towards the end of the play. This means the original Hamlet, the original Ophelia, et cetera.

So that's that. This play will feature iambic decameter (instead of pentameter - that means ten pairs of syllables alternating emphasis per line!), allusions to the original play, and allusions to both Norse Mythology and 80s rock music. It's also going to be ten acts long. Twice the meter, twice the cast, twice the length!

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Viva la Stone Bridge! by a Cornucopia of Love reviews
Mrs. Sturtz: Mr. Person is infuriated with the amount of pizza being delivered to this school. [A collection of high school quotes!]
Fiction: Humor - Rated: M - English - Humor/Humor - Chapters: 35 - Words: 54,966 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/16/2007 - Published: 6/11/2006 - Complete
Hatapalooza by Yalime Alokin reviews
Clarence loves hats. Hats of every shape, size, color, and frugality. So when he hears about the four week long Hatapalooza, he decides it's time to go to Iowa. What he does not expect is to be swept off on a long, tedious...I mean... magical journey.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 7,491 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/6/2007 - Published: 11/8/2006
The Bobbit by Michael Johnson reviews
A bad lampoon of the Hobbit.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,103 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/3/2006
Juan the Psychopath by Yalime Alokin reviews
A crazed laundry worker named Juan gets fired, needs money, a decides to rob a bank using only rubber duckies. Written to remedy the sad lack of epic limericks in this world.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 511 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/28/2006
Pedophile by a Cornucopia of Love reviews
A psychologist and her patient, a convicted pedophile, try to understand each other through sessions in criminal therapy, and why they are so different. Rated M for adult situations, including acts of pedophilia and rape. [Discontinued]
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,731 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/9/2006 - Published: 12/28/2005
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Crush reviews
I story I wrote about time collapsing on someone in their apartment. It starts off confusing, but give it a chance!
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,274 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/13/2009 - Complete
Robo Necro Hamlet
The sequel to Hamlet, written as a genuine tribute, and disguised as a parody. Gary Coleman revives Hamlet as a robot! Fortinbras clones Claudius! Polonius returns from the Vietnam war! Ophelia rises from the grave as a zombie! What else can you ask for?
Fiction: Play - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,017 - Published: 12/10/2007
War
War. It's been a part of life, a part of humanity, since we rose to the top and no longer had to compete for survival. What if we had competition again? What if we were the competition?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,356 - Published: 12/10/2007 - Complete
Count reviews
A man obsessively loves to count things. This is his narrative.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 907 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/10/2007 - Complete
Time reviews
Narrative of a man who is lost in time somewhat similar to Slaughterhouse Five, except rather than being unstuck in the timeline of one's life, the narrator slips into different points of the timeline of the planet.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,224 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/10/2007 - Complete
Mirror reviews
Narrative stream of consciousness of a man watching his reflection in a mirror, contemplating the nature of reality. Written in a sort of blend of freeverse prose and fiction.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 766 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/10/2007 - Complete
Capgras
Written for school: Inspired by Capgras' Syndrome, a man is driving his date home, when he becomes aware that she's a different person, an impostor.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 605 - Published: 9/25/2007 - Complete
Subway
Written for school: A man uses the subway station as a form of therapeutic relief, by watching the commuters and thinking about them.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 825 - Published: 9/25/2007 - Complete
Dream reviews
Short story that I wrote for school, based on a theory that the universe exists as a dream.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 295 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/25/2007 - Complete
Moonpie reviews
Short story I wrote for school, starring Balthazar, a guy who's in love with the moon. 'A Narrative Chronicling My Lifelong Insatiable Desire To Live On The Great Pie In The Sky'
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 613 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/30/2007 - Complete
Life With One Sock reviews
A series of short stories dealing with drugs, apartment life, poverty, bills, and the post office.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 9,120 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/27/2007 - Published: 12/24/2006
Dusk reviews
A civilisation is turned upsidedown when the dead begin coming back to life, unceasingly attacking humans. Will the human race finally be defeated...by themselves? Or will society overcome this new threat?
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,121 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/30/2006
Rip reviews
Thaddeus was eating breakfast one morning when his kitchen table suddenly disappears. So does his coffee mug. More and more items from his kitchen begin to disappear from clear air. He has no idea why this is happening, and just wants his table back.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,206 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/28/2006 - Complete
Clementia Exitus reviews
A man, consumed by the hatred for one man, destroys the entire human race, saving that man, Richard Bradshaw, for last, just to get revenge.
Fiction: Thriller - Rated: M - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,769 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/3/2006
White reviews
White was my color. I owned it, because it was everywhere around me. I was the Lord of White. Then, the white was taken away from me, and my world collapsed upon itself once more. This is my story.
Fiction: Thriller - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Horror - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,127 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 12/16/2005 - Published: 10/1/2005
When Tetris Attacks! reviews
This began as a joke I drew in Art, and it then progressed into a game, and finally winded up with me writing a story on it...Half Life meets Tetris, I guess. R&R!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,965 - Reviews: 4 - Updated: 11/12/2003 - Published: 9/10/2003
The Quest reviews
An town boy from the ancient times is about to embark on a magical Quest. On the Quest, he will learn that there is more powers than there are Chichachoo birds in a pallont tree. The Gods will help him and hurt with incomprehensible powers
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,501 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 12/5/2002 - Published: 11/26/2002
Dream OLD reviews
Really old story I wrote six years ago. Basically still up for indexing. It's about a dream someone has, where they can do anything.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 983 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/12/2002 - Complete