Short Disturbances

a blog about stories
and how to tell them

I’ve been writing for most of my life, dictating stories to my grandmother before I could hold a pencil, fancying myself a poet in undergrad, and now as a screenwriter and editor. I hope that I’ll never stop learning about this craft, and I invite you to join me along the road.

Latest Posts

Actionable Empathy: An Interview with Pamela Ribon

Pamela Ribon’s written on everything from MOANA to MY YEAR OF DICKS (not a typo). We talk about growing up in small towns, learning how to write for audiences, and we come up with a precise, accurately measured formula for going viral.

Announcing “Burgess Springs”

A new audio drama podcast, “Burgess Springs” blends not-so-true crime with the eerieness of “Twin Peaks” and the mystery of “Stranger Things.” Find it on all the major podcatchers!


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