Category Archives: Writing

I’ve Grown Afraid of Words

I used to write. I used to write quite a lot. I don’t write so much any more. It’s the words. I’ve grown afraid of words. I used to like words. Short words, long words, ugly words, beautiful words,silly words, … Continue reading

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Past Me, Through Me, Anywhere But At Me

It’s hard to write when you’re people. Prose, anyway. Poetry is easier. Poetry isn’t written by people, not in the way that matters. Poetry is written by ghosts. Poetry comes from hollow voices without faces, speaking secrets of the wind. … Continue reading

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Who Needs Meth When You’ve Got A Library Card?

I went to the doctor and the doctor said ‘No more ideas in that little old head’ So he whipped out a pen and dashed out a prescription For artistic elixirs to cure my conniptions ‘Take one dose of novels … Continue reading

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Xenophobic Octopus

Oh hey. You’re still here. It’s been a while since I posted because…because… I don’t really have a good reason. Maybe that’s part of the problem. It’s hard to come back after six months (or however long it’s been) and … Continue reading

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Legos

Legos. Legos Legos Legos Legos Legos Legos legos legos legos LEGOS LEGOS LEGOS LEGOS LEGOS LEGOS LEGOS Legos Legos Legos Legos Legos Legos Legos Legos legos Legos Legos lEGOS LeGos Legos Legos legos legos legos legos legos legos Legos Legos … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Sir Terry

Yesterday morning, working at the library, I came across a Terry Pratchett book I hadn’t known had been published: Dragons at Crumbling Castle, a collection of his earliest writings. It made me glad to see a little more Pratchett enter … Continue reading

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That’s Not A Baby…

Sometimes writing feels like this. And┬ásurprisingly, I’m not talking about the endless series of slaps. At some point, every writer learns that you have to Kill Your Darlings. This means you often have to cut out the part of your … Continue reading

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