Archive | April 2012
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Yesterday morning, walking up the hill with Child to school, she said, “Does Santa make TVs?” “I don’t think so.” I said this because I don’t want her asking for a TV for Xmas. “Oh man! I really want a TV for my room.” “Well, even if Santa could make you one, I would tell […]
Spinster Now this particular girl During a ceremonious april walk With her latest suitor Found herself, of a sudden, intolerably struck By the birds’ irregular babel And the leaves’ litter. By this tumult afflicted, she Observed her lover’s gestures unbalance the air, His gait stray uneven Through a rank wilderness of fern and flower; She […]
Yesterday, Child was watching My Little Pony on Netflix when Fella got home from work. He said to me, “Have you heard of the Brony Phenomenon?” I said, “Sounds like a three-year-old saying bologna.” He laughed and said, “It does, but that’s not what I’m talking about.” “What are you talking about?” “Bros who love ponies. […]
People have been asking me lately, “How do you do it? How do you get so much stuff done?” These are usually my fellow self-employed friends and they are typically asking with respect to my blog. I spend a lot of time on my blog. A LOT. I also freelance consistently for one publishing company […]
After a completely sane, reasonable, temperate email exchange with Andrew Merton following my review of some of the poems in his book, Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs, I feel like it’s important to share a couple of the poems from the book that didn’t get my knickers in a feminist lather. Also, it […]
At Wildcat Comic Con, I gave a presentation called, “Know Thy Characters, Love Thy Villains: A beginner’s writing workshop.” Check out the Slideshow in Powerpoint, or Download the PDF. I’ve been giving writing workshops as much as possible lately because I love them. If you’re in Williamsport and you want to take an incredibly inexpensive workshop […]