Project Macaroni Status: Complete. Achievement Unlocked!

Huzzah! After two longs months of toiling daily in the word mines, reeking of coffee, weakness, dark chocolate, candy-coating, bourbon, flop sweat, and doom, I have finally, finally finished the first draft of my latest novel, codenamed Project Macaroni. How can you believe me, you ask? Especially as I’m known to make stuff up on … Continue reading Project Macaroni Status: Complete. Achievement Unlocked!

Repost: The journey of self-improvement, starting right, uh, tomorrow

[Author's Note: I'm taking the week off from writing new material, more or less, because, well, because.  So instead, I'm going to repost a couple of old entries that may or may not have a thematic or referential similarity. In other word's, there might be some reason to my rhyme, but then again, they might be … Continue reading Repost: The journey of self-improvement, starting right, uh, tomorrow

Three years ago today, I went a little crazy. And I think I rather like it

Three years.  36 months. 1096 Days.  That's how long it's been since I finally returned to the blog I began in 2002 and mostly ignored until 2010.  That's how long it's been since I decided that I was going to either prove I could be a writer, or I was going to shut the hell … Continue reading Three years ago today, I went a little crazy. And I think I rather like it

Stopping to smell the flowers, err, hop aroma

Have you ever noticed that everybody nowadays seems to have lists and lists of stuff they're actively checking-off  to feel like they're, you know, accomplishing those ever important "life goals"?  There's the pile of books you just have to burn through because everyone says that they're each, respectively, the best thing since Snooki's book*; there's … Continue reading Stopping to smell the flowers, err, hop aroma