Month: December 2012

Random Rant 92: Nerd Cred

I pride myself on my geek stature. I am, unabashedly, in love with dice-chucking, card-flipping, miniature-pushing, sci-fi/fantasy con-ing geekiness. I can quote Trek and Wars; understand and recognize Klingon and Elvish and have learned Chinese slang from Firefly; own at least two costumes from at least 2 different sci-fi or fantasy series; can name every […]

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Random Rant 86: Gardening

Life outside of writing. Believe it or not, even I manage to have one of those from time to time. It’s not often I comment on it (it really isn’t that interesting fucking boring) but an online friend, made in-person friend recently (Hi Bronwyn!), reminded me that people might be interested in a few scraps […]

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“Lets eat grandma.” and “Let’s eat, Grandma.” are different things, people; really they are. A good writer encourages experimentation with words. Experimentation leads to discovery and evolution. Plus, it makes things fun. That said, a good writer should abhor loosey-goosey play with punctuation however. Rarely anything gets my goat more (except maybe spelling but that can be forgiven to a […]

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