Category Archives: Writing

Don’t fall over.

This is a story about being stupid. Really, it’s about starting something new and getting so involved that you forget about the little things. Like sleeping. And eating. And maybe showers. Starting a new project is fun and exciting and scary and you never really know how it’s going to turn out. Sometimes, you start down the path and realize

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Doing bad things to imaginary lives.

A little while ago, I killed off a character. Maybe. Probably. Hard to say what’s real and what’s not, but that’s beside the point. At the moment that I was writing it, he was dead, dead, deadski, regardless of what might or might not happen later. And I didn’t feel bad about it at all. I also completely traumatized another

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Thesauri. Thesauruses. Tyranthesaurus Rex.

I was planning… something… when I typed the word “writing” into a Google search the other day. I’m not trying to be cagey, I just can’t remember what I originally planned to search for. I ended up going down a rabbit hole, instead. After I typed “writing” into the field, Google sprouted some of its handy-dandy suggestions, and the first

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Clearing up the static.

Search for something once and Google will assume that you want to know EVERYTHING about that thing FOREVER AND EVER. If I have to scroll through pages and pages of Game of Thrones clickbait before I get to anything that isn’t related to Game of Thrones, that’s a bit much. Sure, I could tell Google that I’m not interested anymore,

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Chaos & lists.

I’ve mentioned before (probably more times than necessary) how generally disorganized I am when it comes to writing. I can’t plan, I can’t outline, I can’t see from one chapter to the next most of the time. Heck, I can’t even stick to writing chapters sequentially. I have to use a dry-erase board to keep track of everybody so they

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