Browsing All posts tagged under »words«

Deciding What Words Mean is a Heavy Responsibility. Luckily, There’s Macaroni.

June 24, 2014 by



We Need This Word in English

May 14, 2014 by



Okay, Define ‘Weird’

February 11, 2014 by



Stay on Target

August 12, 2013 by



Maid, Mother, Crone

July 30, 2013 by


I want to ask your opinion on something: What freight, if any, do the words ‘girl’, ‘young woman’ and ‘woman’ have for you — in relation to both the person referred to and the person speaking? For instance, if someone (say a person in their early twenties) referred to a person whose name they didn’t […]

My NEXT Vacation

July 23, 2013 by


  P.S. Click through for more of Steve Thomas’ travel suggestions. They’re kinda awesome.  

You and Me, We’re Just Fine

July 12, 2013 by


This song has an eerie kind of way of creeping into your head and getting stuck there on a loop. I don’t really know what most of it means but the chorus line of, You and me, we’re just fine is lovely even if it’s the only part your understand.  

House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.*

July 2, 2013 by


I have reached the end of the book in the current draft, which is not the same as saying I’ve finished the draft but is close. I still have to take another quick spin through to double-check the changes and then possibly proofread, because that’s always a good time. I am actually super excited about […]

The Criminal

July 1, 2013 by


You are not a mere thief of my breaths – you trespass through doored veins, break and enter into latch-locked capillaries. You are armed and dangerous: I forget I have lungs at all. — Sincerely, Joanna    

I Wanna Do Bad Things With You

May 31, 2013 by


If you read the lyrics of this song literally rather than metaphorically then you could consider this the running refrain of the main characters of Drink Me. It’s also the first of a long line of songs in this playlist that include the word ‘bad’ in the title.   Playlist link here.