Month: December 2013

  • To be honest, I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump these past couple weeks, so it’s particularly nice to take a look back on the books I’ve enjoyed this year and see that there were some really spectacular stories. In order of when I read them:     Interestingly, this group features several…

  • A belated #inktober doodle, based on a saying I saw on Tumblr. Me and Andy in toy form.

  • “How to Give Up Writing and Your Dreams, in 1826 Daily Lessons” by Lori Rader-Day In my experience, that dark moment — that black hour, if you’ll forgive me — isn’t a lightning strike. It’s a slow dwindling of your attention, one decision after another over a series of days, then weeks, then months. Even…

  • Recently a friend asked me, “What is the point of a relationship?” He didn’t mean it in a negative or sarcastic way. He was genuinely curious. As he pointed out, people in our society don’t really need a spouse to secure income, housing, or other basic needs. We have friends and family to act as…

  • Some people may have received a notification from Amazon about “significant editorial changes” to the Twenty-Somewhere Kindle book. Unfortunately that message is a bit misleading. To clarify: I did update the ebook (almost a year ago) to take advantage of Amazon’s improvements in formatting. Mainly I wanted to add a usable Table of Contents for readers’ convenience.…