Browsing All posts tagged under »being a writer«

I Don’t Have Your Number But I’d Like To

April 10, 2014 by

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I have a question. If you were on a sports team (any kind of sport you like — hockey, cricket, ping-pong…) and you had to wear a number, what number would you choose? And why? Rick: Thirty-three. And then while they’re frustrated wondering where the point three recurring is, I can score. Me: So you’re […]

I Am Funny, Damn It

April 8, 2014 by

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Fragmented. That One Looks Familiar.

April 1, 2014 by

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Outside the Box

March 25, 2014 by

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Don’t Care. I’m a Bear.

March 18, 2014 by

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I leave this here without comment.  

How Classical Ballads Were Written*

March 14, 2014 by

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No tunes today. Today only this: * Not a joke. Pretty sure there’s a similar level of truthfulness at work here as there was in most of the traditional ballads written back in the day.  

Career Options

March 4, 2014 by

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I’m not sure if it’s all artists or simply all children that possess this sort of moral ambiguity but it’s certainly an option I considered when I was young.  

Lying on the Floor and Bitching at the Ceiling is Part of my PROCESS

February 25, 2014 by

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This is my motivational penguin (care of Chibird) because I am writing query letters and synopses at the moment and they make me crazy. Well. Crazier. I seriously seem to spend an equal amount of time trying to convince myself that the procrastination I am involved in is a perfectly valid part of the process […]

Keep Your Pants On

February 18, 2014 by

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I don’t think the comma is unnecessary. I do think we could use less of them. Maybe a lot less. A bunch of them seem there for convention rather than because they affect comprehension. Punctuation should only exist to facilitate understanding. I think I’m feeling this issue a little more than is totally reasonable right […]

Balance is What Stops You Falling on Your Face, Right?

January 23, 2014 by

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Okay, so this is embarrassing. One of the tabs I just finished dealing with. One of the ones that was open. Not re-opened from bookmarks or anything. One in my current ‘do something about this’ tab group. Was from 2 January 2013. Yes. When I said I hadn’t finished my admin stuff from the first […]

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