Browsing All posts tagged under »swearing«

This. This is What I’m Writing About

December 13, 2012 by


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]