Browsing All posts tagged under »procrastination«

Should You Be Writing Right Now?

November 7, 2012 by


This is a terrible, terrible flowchart because it opens with four questions instead of one. And then, whichever direction you go you end up in the same place. Which… okay, fine. That’s true. The answer to, Should you be writing right now? is always going to be, Yes.  

Flying Squid/Jellyfish Thing!

September 27, 2012 by


A few days ago a new XKCD comic was posted. This is not in any way unusual. But it has been drawn to my attention that many people did not obey the comic. This is sad. It’s title was click and drag, people. And I think that you should. How else will you find the flying squid/jellyfish […]

I Pick Up My Laptop, Put on My Terribly Academic Glasses, Crank the Music and…

September 25, 2012 by


I’m in love with my speakers. I’m just going to say it. They’re not even mine. But they’re in my living room vibrating my couch so… whatever. They’re mine right now. And I’m in love with them. Well, okay, maybe not the speakers so much as the beat. I like to feel it through my […]

Don’t Do It. For the Love of God. Save Yourselves.*

May 14, 2012 by


So last week I asked a couple of people to read a third person version of the first chapter of Wizards, to see how they felt about it. And received from one the most conflicted response I’ve ever had, and from the other a voice of passionate loathing for the new version. Apparently the first […]

You Are in a Dark Room

March 28, 2012 by


Yesterday was… well. There was some stuff accomplished, some ‘the world is out to get me’, some starting again at the beginning, and a modicum of procrastinating in rebellion against frustration. I’ve decided I’d rather not circle that merry-go-round again, so I’ve decided to share my frustration with you. Don’t you feel special? I can’t decide if […]

Carpe Diem, Quan Minimum Credula Postero*

March 19, 2012 by


Me: I haven’t sent anything out this year because I’m crap. Arkem: I wouldn’t have put it that way — but yes. So I am doing that today. Or at least, lying about doing that today. But I think — I hope I’m not. And if I write this here perhaps the appalling fact that […]