Browsing All posts tagged under »swearing«

This. This is What I’m Writing About

December 13, 2012 by

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People keep asking me what the book is about. There are lots of different answers to that, but the core of the story — it’s about the friendship between these two guys.* Friendship, swearing, and alcohol. It’s at least remotely possible this book is not YA.   * Just so we’re clear. The two guys […]

Being the Voice in Someone Else’s Head

May 8, 2012 by

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So, I think I definitely could switch Wizards to third person. Because I had an idea about how to do it and I think it could be good… The plan, weirdly, has a lot to do with swearing. Or at least, where the swearing occurs.* That sounds odd but… okay, look at it this way. […]

The Death and Rebirth of my Life/Work/Writing/Soul/Addiction

March 20, 2012 by

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Okay, today, today I love Apple. I think they are brilliant and wondrous and shiny. Which is a big step up from yesterday where I wanted to hit them with something heavy. There’s a lesson here — the highs are never quite as atmospheric until you’ve crawled through the gutter. Or something. Cause see yesterday, […]

Calling Loyalty Into Question: Jelly, Hats, and Cookies

September 8, 2011 by

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Yesterday Pan (my laptop) and I started the day in a state of uneasy truce. He would not explode and I would refrain from yelling at him. Given that’s the way things were before the recent madness I didn’t think I’d have any trouble holding up my side of the bargain. And then he had […]

Swear Like A Cartoon Character

August 3, 2011 by

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Since yesterday it’s been pointed out to me that I tend to swear like a cartoon character. Now I’ll grant you Criminently, Nutsy! is straight out of a Disney movie* but I don’t think oh my fruity lord belongs in any cartoon nor does the previously mentioned holy crap**, and tarnation coffee fields has nothing […]

Swearing = Prayer?

August 2, 2011 by

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I was thinking about that whole ‘don’t take the lord’s name in vain’ thing. And I’m not sure it makes sense to me. I mean, when someone says, ‘Oh my God’ or ‘Jesus Christ’ I guess they might just be using the phrases as random swear words, but the reason they’re used in those sort […]