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Some Mostly Stolen Thoughts On That Old Politics Vs. Revolution Thang

So this morning I’m reading a diary on the Great Orange Satan about political doings over in Bagdad By The Bay.  Though I grew up in the San Francisco area, I’m not really current on what’s happening, aside from the fact that I couldn’t afford a shack in SF itself anymore — notamidst all those Twitter-, Apple-, and Google-erati.   722 more words


Show, don't Tell - What it really means

by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky

I have to admit, I’ve always been a little confused by the old adage ‘show, don’t tell’ – I mean, we’re authors, we work in a written (not visual) medium; the whole point of story… 430 more words

Writing Lessons

7 Lessons I Wish Someone Had Taught Me Before I Started Writing

When I first started writing, I was worse than a kid in a toy store. I wanted it ALL…NOW. I was desperate to be ‘good’ at writing. 1,321 more words


Writing reviews, is it a mistake?

I have written a few reviews and have been surprised with how hard they are to write. I’ve settled on a layout that suites me and is a bit different from most other reviews I’ve read. 329 more words


Apologies for the long silence!

I don’t know why I haven’t posted in so long.  It hasn’t been for lack of news to share.  The best news being that the house passed inspection so after living here for a month, I’m officially permitted to. 335 more words

How to Write (Blogs) Faster

Content. What’s the point?

No, really. It isn’t a rhetorical question. Or… rather, it is a rhetorical question.

In fact, it’s the first question when you begin writing. 958 more words



Cruddy by Lynda Barry

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book is disgusting, disturbing, and fucked up… and I loved every minute of it. I had no idea what I was getting into when I picked it up. 277 more words

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