All posts by joecarro

Graduated from Saint Joseph's College Of Maine with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts - Creative Writing as well as Stonecoast, a low-residency MFA program through University of Southern Maine. Has several screenplays, a novel, graphic novel and a memoir all in development.

The Write Life: Avoiding Writer’s Block.

Writing can be an extremely frustrating and hopelessly solitary artistic endeavor, and as writers we know and understand this when we choose it as our lifestyle. Yet it doesn’t make it any easier when we’re holed up in the basement, writing the next big thing on our minds. Whether you’re trying to write a blog ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #8

As usual, it’s time for another writing prompt. I haven’t posted many lately because I’ve been so busy (I’ll write an update post later) but I felt like doing one differently than my normal “formula”. Feel free to post whatever you come up with in the comments, or even if you want to just let ...

Ghosts of Portland

This city has many ghosts. I’ve been called one myself, off and on, since I started walking the streets of Portland. Each cobblestone marred with gum and cigarette butts, each rooftop covered in bird shit, each wall covered in graffiti and hobo piss – they’re all markers for times come and gone, days passed. Down ...

My Top Ten Favorite Albums

I haven’t done a Top Ten list in quite some time, so now’s as good a time as any to list my TOP TEN FAVORITE MUSIC ALBUMS. My music tastes have gone all over the place as I’ve grown as a person, but mostly – my top ten favorite albums stay the same. Or, at ...

Cosplay Confessions: Jenelle Beasley Cosplay

Cosplay Confessions is (what used to be a) monthly feature I added to my blog, though I’ve sort of been away from posting for a few months (almost a year, really) due to my job and getting married and other developments. Every month (and maybe twice a month), I tried featuring a different cosplayer and my ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #7

In a continued effort to write more, I have been posting writing prompt ideas not only for myself to use, but also for you. My hope is to use these prompts to write something myself and share with you all later. Please feel free to share anything you come up with as well.   You ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #6

In a continued effort to write more, I have been posting writing prompt ideas not only for myself to use, but also for you. My hope is to use these prompts to write something myself and share with you all later. Please feel free to share anything you come up with as well. You order ...