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Being ashamed of a hobby

During college, I went to some sort of group interview thing. I can’t even remember what the job was for. You can infer how career orientated I am from that. Many of the other students showed up in suits. I … Continue reading

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(early) Valentine’s Day self-promotion

I’m trying to settle in to England, and it is more or less working. Whenever I get too overwhelmed by all the stupid crap that I have to deal with in my move, I try to focus on the new … Continue reading

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Mopey immortals

My book is kind of a metaphor for my PTSD. Because of that, I have a hard time accepting a certain line of criticism about it. Long story short, in my book, a woman is turned into a werewolf without … Continue reading

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Zombie Unicorns!!

OMG you guyz! I just won a zombicorn short fiction contest on Booksnobbery! Go read! Go read all the winners (Heather and Kate), because they rock!

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Wikipedia sux

I won’t try to hide my hatred of wikipedia. Ok, fine, I like it as a consolidated database for just about anything and a good place to start a research project. But there are inherent problems with the idea of … Continue reading

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I am not a book blogger, but I’ll play one once a month

So as I’ve said probably a million times before, I’m going to self-publish a book. The book is all written (I think) and in the process of getting its shit together (I hope). And as I also know I’ve said … Continue reading

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Plagiarism is not the highest form of flattery

Whenever I see my cousin’s new wife, my favorite this to talk to her about is Cassandra Clare. Neither of us can stand her. My favorite complaint about her is that in one of her awful books, Hermione Clary or … Continue reading

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Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it’s worth

My favorite game to play at wedding showers is the one where you give the new bride the best (or worst) love advice you have ever received. I win at this game, if people are looking for the worst, because … Continue reading

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To selfie or not to selfie

One of favorite scenes in Fight Club is when Edward Norton and Brad Pitt are in a car and Edward Norton is complaining about being left out. Brad Pitt asks the two other passengers what they want to do before … Continue reading

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NaNo update

It’s only three days in, but I’m really enjoying my story. Much more than I thought I would. I came into it with something barely resembling an idea, but as soon as I starting writing, characters and adventures leapt to … Continue reading

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