Not being left without a partner at the big dance, and more on Longshots

I know I’ve been kind of worthless when it comes to making any kind of sense or producing even a mildly entertaining narrative here this week.  Really, though, I swear, that’s over now and I’m going to be good and clean and room and eat all my vegetables and any and all the other kid-who-wants-a-puppy-style … Continue reading Not being left without a partner at the big dance, and more on Longshots

Quickly, because I’m trying to do other thinky things with my minds

This is pretty unusual for a Monday, but I've got a bunch of things occupying my grey matter at the moment, meaning I'm limited on the creative juice needed to put into writing a Snazzy Blog Post (tm).  Admittedly, it doesn't help that my brain normally operates about as well as that 1958 For-dge-olet jalopy … Continue reading Quickly, because I’m trying to do other thinky things with my minds

Things that made me smile: catching-up on literary things

It's suddenly come to my attention that I've somehow recently shared next to nothing about the current state of my author-ly pursuits.  I mean, I did little but badger you poor readers about writing back in November (well, when I wasn't trying to ignore everything blog-related competely) as I worked feverishly* on my NaNoWriMo novel. … Continue reading Things that made me smile: catching-up on literary things

New Year’s Day 2013: A brief look at the year to come

It's early afternoon on January 1, 2013.  After another raucous celebration to usher in the next 365 days, people everywhere are a slowly, determinedly getting themselves into motion, while trying very hard to ignore that splitting headache and the fact that vampires have, in fact, been correct about that annoying daylight all this time. Luckily, … Continue reading New Year’s Day 2013: A brief look at the year to come

An open letter to friends, family, and loved ones at the start of NaNoWriMo

[Not sure what I'm talking about with this whole NaNoWriMo thing?  That's National Novel Writing Month, a fun nerve-wracking game delusional writers (including me, apparently) like to play in November.  You can get more information here, and hey, why not check out my first post on the subject?] Dear Your Name Goes Here, By the … Continue reading An open letter to friends, family, and loved ones at the start of NaNoWriMo