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.
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 […]
Gilligan opens the front door. Me: I have a moderately hilarious problem. Gilligan: Did you lock yourself out of the house? Me: Nooo… See? Keys. (Holds them up.) I dropped my phone in the sink. Gilligan: Ah. Me: And then I was going to put it in some rice. But it turns out we don’t have […]
Someone linked me to this comic. Not the whole thing. Just this strip in particular. I don’t know why. I no longer know who. I don’t have the slightest idea what’s going on. But it makes me laugh anyway. One day I’ll probably read the rest of the comic, and perhaps then I’ll understand. In […]
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 […]
I run. It’s a thing that I do.* Every weekday.** When I’ve got it together.*** I run on a treadmill.**** It makes me feel like I’m in Alice Through the Looking Glass, running the Red Queen’s race. ”Well, in our country,” said Alice, still panting a little, “you’d generally get to somewhere else — if […]
Do you ever get that feeling where you’re standing around in your own house and you suddenly think, “I live here” and that seems totally weird to you? Or you’re sitting with your feet up and you look down the stretch of your legs and go, “Wow, my legs are really long.” Or your parents […]
Me: I don’t really know how to write it… Actually I’m beginning to think that every book I write I’m going to start by saying, “Okay, I don’t do this but…” Arkem: I was about to say. Me: The last one turned out okay, though, right? I don’t write thrillers. (But the first real book-like-thing […]