So I've been away from the forums and servers and, for the most part, the PC in general for a little while now.
I recently got some progress done on finding a legit teaching job. I had been hoping to get one in one of the local school districts, but after some interviews which all seemed to revolve around the idea of them not wanting to hire someone who hadn't already been teaching for at least 3-5 years, I decided to broaden my horizons a bit... And now I'm looking at starting up as
So, now that I have some free time on my hands again while I wait for substitute teaching applications to be processed, I have gone back to writing things. Specifically, I have a collection of short stories in the works concerning the topic of demons. Specifically, it's a modern interpretation of Faustian-style deals, encounters, and all manner of other interactions between supernatural beings and humans. They make for some surprisingly fun writing and, hopefully some interesting reading.
So about two weeks ago I began my run as a student teacher at a semi-inner-city high school about an hour away from my home. Since then, I've been slowly working on getting my schedule in order so that I can actually begin the teaching aspect of the job. The first week was almost entirely snowed out, the second week was REGENTS exams, and now the third week will be the students coming back to have some strange white college student who is shorter than most nearly everyone in the school teach them
As some of you already know I have been slowly working on a novella for the last year or so, typing it bit by bit on my ipad whenever I find time/inspiration. Well, I felt like it was finally time to put a bit of it out there on the internets (mainly as a way to keep myself honest about writing this thing).
Now, before we begin, a little background info seems like it might not hurt. Most of my writing is based primarilly off of music; not the meaning behind the song or anything like