Can I get a novel published?

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Well, it's complicated. It's almost November again, and yes, I am participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), meaning I will [hopefully] have a [somewhat] complete first draft of a novel by the end of the month. I've heard the various platitudes that just sitting down to write is the … Continue reading Can I get a novel published?

Quick Thoughts: I’m Wearing Men’s Pants

Today I am wearing men's pants. I bought them from the costume designer in our theater department at my college. They were the pants I wore while I was cross-dressing playing the role of Rosalind in Shakespeare's As You Like It, and the price was right. Let me just say, these are my favorite freaking pants. They're … Continue reading Quick Thoughts: I’m Wearing Men’s Pants

The Internet is Down: A Helpful Guide

Follow these steps and you’re sure to survive and emerge on the other side, mostly unscathed. Why did your episode of Boy Meets World stop playing? Your internet is down? It’s probably just one of those things where it goes down for 10 minutes and you just have to wait it out. Probably. Just wait … Continue reading The Internet is Down: A Helpful Guide

Thoughts From a Laundromat

I exploded my washing machine. Well, not exploded. But I tried to wash a new comforter and apparently it was too much for my washing machine to handle. It overflowed -- I just like to say that it exploded because it makes the story more interesting. I mopped up and extracted the now extremely soaked, detergent-ridden … Continue reading Thoughts From a Laundromat

September 2017 Book of the Month . . . Except it’s actually the books I’m most excited to read the rest of the year.

So. I remembered I needed to write my September Book of the Month post and realized something -- I didn't read any books in September. It wasn't that I didn't start any books in September. Because I totally did. I started re-reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. I also started to read Authority by … Continue reading September 2017 Book of the Month . . . Except it’s actually the books I’m most excited to read the rest of the year.

Maybe Björk can come up with a clever title for my Iceland blog. (Part 3)

[Catch up on Part One here. And Part Two here.] Yes, this is indeed a continuation of my Iceland blogs. Yes, the ones that cover my adventure to Iceland, which I returned from two weeks ago and should probably already be finished talking about, but I'm not. So read on, suckers! I mean, please continue reading … Continue reading Maybe Björk can come up with a clever title for my Iceland blog. (Part 3)