Startup truth-bombs twitter bot

I’ve been playing around with Python and Twitter lately. Today I created my first twitter bots:

A creature-creating bot:

and a “truthbomb” sharing smarmy startup bot:

Plot and Game Idea Generators

I created a couple of fun random text scripts the other day:

Random Plot Generator

Game Idea Generator

Before making the plot generator I had been spending time jotting down “bad plots” as a writing exercise in my notebook, hoping they might get the creative juices flowing and lead to actual good ideas. It got me thinking about Emma Coats’ advice on story structure. So I cobbled together some Python and made a funny command-line script that popped out insane plots. I enjoyed it so much that I ported it over to JavaScript and put it online. I tweeted about it and at some point Emma Coats caught wind. That was fun:

As for the game idea generator, I was talking to a friend about our addiction to funding Kickstarters for video games and board games. I said that I think the likelihood of my funding a Kickstarter game is directly proportional to the absurdity of the theme. Later that afternoon the Game Idea Generator was born


PITH: Extremely Short Stories by Sam Brelsfoard


My first book of fiction has been released! It’s available from Amazon in e-book or paperback form. It’s also available here as a free PDF download.

Bees from A to Z

I launched a new project over on my Tumblr blog: Bees from A to Z. I’ll be posting a picture a day.

Rushmore, staring Kyle Ryan Urquhart

Here’s an edit I made of Wes Anderson’s Rushmore that I think best highlights the film’s true star, Kyle Ryan Urquhart.



Soplerfo – The Air Out There

The Air Out There is an album of new music I’m offering as a digital download or as a 12-inch vinyl record. It took me a long time to put this together. I work slow. I’m very proud of it.

Tangle 2

Tangled Hair


Tangled Hair