Writing's hard. Major breakthrough there. Everyone's mind is blown. I can list what makes writing hard, but everyone already has their own list. Each one is a little different, and we all share similar joys and stresses from jumping headfirst into a career of baring one's literary ass for the world to see. That said, … Continue reading Breather
Yessir, day late for the first time on a blog post. More disappointed in myself, but then again, I'm sick and I'm tired (like, literally). Anyway, this weekend I'm going to Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee! Wheeee! CLICK It's a day of craft talk, laughs, and silliness come November 3rd. I'm not even close to … Continue reading Murder and Mayhem and Milwaukee and Me!
As corny as it sounds, the most important lesson I've learned while writing for beer money is that 90% of the time no single answer is foolproof and 10% of the time the answer isn't even an answer as much as it's a fucking punchline. This spiel is inspired by a recent publisher tweet that … Continue reading Ad Nauseam
Forgive me, I've been corporate retreating. A theme that came up at dayjob daycamp - among other interesting things - was the wireframe for improvisation, 'yes, and...'. It was interesting to dive into this concept. It's easy to write it all of because improv can be inherently lame, though beneficial for writing and working with … Continue reading Yes, But…
Better fictional Italians to celebrate than Christopher Columbus: Chef Boyardee Tony Soprano Rocky Balboa Uncle Paulie Every member of the Corleone family except Fredo, because fuck Fredo. Mario Luigi Wario Waluigi The stupid stereotypical picture on some pizza boxes That thing from the Little Ceasar’s commercials The Noid (was he Italian?) Get Your Fucking Shinebox … Continue reading Generic Holiday Listicle #461