I haven't written a damned thing today (except this). And I don't plan to write anything for the rest of the day. Why? Because I finished my 50,000 words last night. My girlfriend, Jessica, hovered over my shoulder, watching as the word ticker in Word slipped past 50,000 and kept going. I didn't type "the … Continue reading NaNaWriMo 2012 – Day 30
Well, it's nearing zero hour. I've got about 4,000 words left to go to complete The City of Light, this year's NaNoWriMo entry. I will finish that up today and tonight. Things are winding down. The story has about four separate stories reaching a climax that marks the end of this 1/3 of the novel. … Continue reading Laughter of the Drowning
My alter-ego, A.K. Thorne, is playing Jeopardy over at The Reliquary Oh, and you can find Episode Two of my Doctor Who fan fiction epic, RED RIGHT HAND. Sibilance! Sibilance! Check!
Ah, Mr. Giles. Don't take this the wrong way after reading this piece, but Giles is one of my favorite creations. Is it because he's so blatantly evil? No. Really, he's not evil at all, he's just hungry. Is it because he has no regard for the preciousness of human life? No. You gotta do … Continue reading A Predator of Children
I can't eat avocado. I also can't eat cantaloupe or too many bananas. Regardless, I still sneak a chip full of guacamole on occasion, and have been known to eat a whole banana when the mood strikes me. It's not that it makes me violently ill. I don't spend hours in the bogs after ingesting … Continue reading Avocado Red
I'm not a scientist. I'm no expert on anything really, so don't let my own observations on the universe convince you to alter your own views on what is or isn't important for the human race to focus on in the first decades of this century. I am simply that - an observer. Are my … Continue reading Out There: Or Why I Think Space Exploration is Vital
My wife isn't the woman she used to be. When we were younger, we traveled the world looking for transcendence. We wanted to be gods who tread the same dirt as their creations. Money wasn't an issue to us - we could always manage to find it. We backpacked Europe during the Federation Wars. We … Continue reading Fungus Among Us