Some Sort of Update

| Monday, October 13th, 2014, 15:15:34

I have no idea what I'm doing for NaNoWriMo this year. I know I'm doing something. Just not what. In other news, I am failing completely at watching television shows. And I'm writing some sort of presumed Christmas story, though I'm not sure where it's going or what I'm doing with it. But it is […]

Writing Perspective: Tokenism

| Friday, May 16th, 2014, 01:15:17

I quite like my writing perspective posts; it helps me to crystalise my thoughts on various topics. Hopefully others will join in discussion. If you haven't guessed, there's another one coming up right now. I've been thinking about this post for a while now, ever since I saw a forum post from a writer I […]

Writing Perspective: #banbossy

| Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, 02:30:04

So now there's a move to ban "bossy" with its own Twitter hashtag. To quote the site, "when a little boy asserts himself, he's called a 'leader.' Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded 'bossy.'" If I'm honest, that this campaign exists makes me sad. The campaign is not going […]

PC and Writing

| Friday, April 4th, 2014, 12:15:16

Last year, KD Sarge made a post on "political correctness". I wrote a comment for the post and it turned into a blog post, which I am now finally sorting out and posting. After consideration, I agree: "political correctness" is not about respect, it is about not offending The Man. I'm of the opinion that […]

My History with How To Think Sideways

| Friday, March 7th, 2014, 18:45:40

In 2012, I was introduced to Holly Lisle. At that time, she offered a couple of big courses and several smaller ones. I elected to sign up for one of her big courses and… I think I seriously underestimated the depth of the course. Seeing that a lesson will be delivered weekly for about six […]