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I Have Assembled the Tree and Am Gazing Morosely at the Decorations

December 7, 2012 by


I have been having a minor failure in sleep lately. I am working on it… If you accept ‘working on it’ as ‘grumbling about it, occasionally drugging myself, and contemplating in a not particularly directional way talking to my doctor about the headaches that have still not gone away’. It has a sort of interesting […]

My Past Self is a Sadistic Reprobate

November 20, 2012 by


Paul S: I’ve made four attempts to build this next hinge. Me: How’s it going? Paul S: …I’ve made four attempts to build this next hinge. I wrote a bunch of stuff while I was sick and now I’m not sure what to do with it. Some of it’s kind of at a higher emotional […]

Seven Bar Jokes Involving Grammar and Punctuation

November 8, 2012 by


1. A comma splice walks into a bar, it has a drink and then leaves. 2. A dangling modifier walks into a bar. After finishing a drink, the bartender asks it to leave. 3. A question mark walks into a bar? 4. Two quotation marks “walk into” a bar. 5. A gerund and an infinitive […]

This is Not a Pun*

August 7, 2012 by


New theory. Disney isn’t made of happiness or bluebirds or terrifyingly peppy smiles. It’s made of puns. All the puns came together and they formed Disneyland. And I was a leetle bit afraid. * I was going to pun. I was. I confess. But then, I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. I went […]

One Wizard Chunk, Two Wizards Parts, Three… Now it Sounds Like I’m Dismembering Someone

April 20, 2012 by


So I’ve written enough of Wizards now that it’s a bit unwieldy to think of it as a single whole. But it doesn’t seem to break into chapters sensibly. I’ve been calling paired scenes ‘chapters’ but they’re not. They’re just two scenes. Which becomes particularly obvious when a conversation breaks off in a scene in […]