Cry laughing

Let me give this blog a little focus. And by a little focus, I mean by telling a few (okay, a lot) of things I’d like this blog to eventually do, and therefore let folks know what to expect whenever you browse my way. I’m a bit of a trifecta, […]

The write spot

I’ve come to realize there are several elements in my apartment that drive me to distraction and detract from my attempts to write. The first is the internet. If I have something I need to get done, a story draft, whatever…sometimes it’s so bad I literally have to unplug my […]

On raindrops and swordfighting

It’s one of those blustery days here, where it feels like the wind wants to pick you up and dance with you. That or give everyone the bed-head look. The sun winked at us for about five minutes this afternoon, but now clouds and raindrops are sweeping up the sidewalks. […]

Would not make someone vomit

Who out there has heard of NaNoWriMo? Anyone? No. It isn’t some nanotech cyberpunk term. It’s the National Novel Writing Month, founded by Chris Baty, where thousands of people sign up one month out of the year and dedicate themselves to writing 50,000 words in 30 days or less! Apparently […]

Six words tell the tale

It’s early, but I ran across this while browsing Neil Gaiman’s site. Wired magazine had a number of writers try to compose stories of six words only. The results are…well…see for yourself. My favorites are the ones by Ronald D. Moore, Orson Scott Card, and Richard Powers. Now I […]

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