My wife showed me a wonderful, though long, post by Krista D Ball about the trope of the Strong Female Character, how it goes wrong, and how that’s not necessarily what we need anymore. I agree with pretty much everything she wrote. I’ve never fully understood the obsession with making every single female character “strong”, […]
I’ve played a lot of videogames over the years, from my first Atari 2600 to the 111 games in my Steam library. I’ve put an absurd number of hours into gaming, probably more than any other pursuit aside from sleeping. Unsurprisingly, I have Opinions on the games I play. I have to say that, of […]
I just got back from the Writing Excuses Retreat cruise. It will be difficult to properly convey the surreal and amazing experience of attending a writing conference intertwined with a Baltic Sea cruise. Either by itself would have been a wonderful way to spend my time. Together, they were a truly once in a lifetime […]
I leave for the Writing Excuses Retreat conference tomorrow! Eeep! PACK ALL THE THINGS!
Can a former web application developer figure out how to create his own WordPress site? I suppose we’ll find out. (very appropriate gif stolen from @swear_trek)
Mary Robinette Kowal’s posts about her own nasal surgery in June inspired me to finally get my own issues fixed. Amusingly enough, I had exactly the same list of issues she did: Dievated septum Collapsed nasal valves Turbinate hypertrophy I had roughly two hours of surgery on 7/27/16. It included shaving off slivers of my […]