Browsing All posts tagged under »trust issues«

Do You Trust Me?

June 16, 2014 by


  I really like exploring people’s boundaries. The difference between what they say without thinking, what they say after they think it through and where they end up if you walk them all the way through the potential consequences.  

Call and Response

September 5, 2012 by


In some ways, Wizards is ridiculously easy to write, because I could channel Gray’s voice on no sleep, typing upside down in a bathtub. Sarcasm and panic and trust issues are a cake walk. Of course, being funny on purpose or, you know, having a plot, occasionally require more thought.* I was about to say […]

Deepest, Darkest Peru

August 23, 2012 by


When I was a kid I thought Peru wasn’t a real place. I mean, Paddington Bear is from ‘deepest darkest Peru’ and he’s a character in a book. (Yes, I do know the difference between stories and real life. Mostly.) So when I was told Peru actually existed I was deeply dubious. This was like […]

Life Isn’t a Card Game, it’s Fucking Russian Roulette

February 24, 2012 by


I have this worrying feeling that my characters are psychotic. At least, I keep threatening to kill them and they seem to like it. What’s with that? Honestly, it’s like the more dangerous it is, the better they feel about the situation. Like they find it easier to accept someone threatening to kill them than […]

My Brilliance, Let Me Show You It

January 13, 2012 by


I am lying on the floor, staring up at the ceiling, thinking about things. Deep important things. (And only a little bit about alcohol and explosions.) I just figured out that in the two weeks I took off over the new year I accidentally wrote fifteen thousand words of various things. Which makes me feel […]