There’s roughly eighty thousand variations of the southern accent and whichever one you pick you will be wrong.
Definitely don’t name a town after your grandmother, because what if, somewhere down the line, you make that town rob a bank or something?
Can you imagine getting to read some Bradbury or Steinbeck and not having to write a five page double-spaced essay on it?
As all first drafts should.
The difference between setting yourself on fire from the minute you sit down to planning exactly when you will set yourself on fire. Or something. No one should listen to me.
How do you solve a problem like Buffy? Also: PAAUULLSS! IIINNN! SPAAAAAAACE!
Way back in the bad old days of the late 2000s, I was an idiot college student trying to get an English degree with no idea that the economy was going to collapse a few months before I graduated. I mean, I also had no idea what I wanted to do with an English degreeContinue reading “Discover Yourself Through Writing Short Stories”
I’m always consistently shocked when someone tells me they don’t like short stories. I know that doesn’t sound like a conversation that can come up a lot. I sound like some NASA douche at a party half-drunk on wine coolers and slurring at a friend of a friend’s neighbor I’ve managed to pin to theContinue reading “Subtle Pressure to Get You to Read Short Stories”
If you use Pinterest at all for writing topics, I’m sure you’ve seen these pins come up. They’re always in some cutesy font and usually with little tombstones (subtle) and come with a huge list of words you should use instead of ‘said.’ If you’ve ever paid attention to these, though, you’ll notice that noneContinue reading “Said Isn’t Dead”
Hey, you guys hear about the billionaire space race? You know, all those billionaires spending millions of dollars to replace their dicks with rockets and then skimming the earth’s atmosphere and calling it space or shooting a car into space or, and let’s be real, probably a lot of secret space stuff we’re not toldContinue reading “Solarpunk: Chicken Soup for the Climate Catastrophe Soul”