In which I #pimpmybio for #pitchwars and look forward to meeting new writing friends.Read more "PitchWars’ Pimping o’ the Bio"
It is some of the oldest in the book on writing. Write what you know. Or, occasionally, Write what you don’t know you know. In fact, this advice is so ubiquitous that it is often derided and ignored as being too simplistic. I’m here today to argue that it is the most difficult and heartbreaking writing advice you can […]Read more "“Write What You Know”"
Holden is not NAIVE. If he can survive knowing just pieces of a story after watching thousands of people die, he’s not f*cking human.Read more "On “The Expanse” and Being Human"
There is only one kind of abusive relationship that society insists the abusee remain in for the rest of their lives.Read more "Why I Stayed"
Everywhere we look, we find people of privilege saying, ‘Look, it’s really not as bad as you want to make it out to be. I mean, I’m hardly affected at all by this; why don’t you just calm down and really think about how you may have brought this upon yourself?’Read more "Dear Apologists"
True Evil, it seems, only exists as long as we cannot justify its existence to ourselves.Read more "The Only Evil is the Evil We Cannot Justify; Or, Yet Another DC vs Marvel Discussion"
“Tell me a story.” “Okay. Have you heard the one about the Humans?” “No. Tell me that one.” “All right. A long time ago, on a planet far, far away, there was a species called Humans. They were not very strong, or very pretty, but they were very smart. They could see patterns that were […]Read more "Weapon of Mass Destruction (370 Words) #flashfiction"