It’s amazing how people can sound like retards when they’re talking...– Etgar Keret
You have half a page for page one; the top half is reserved for editorial notes....– Kate Wilhelm, Storyteller: Writing Lessons and More from 27 Years of the Clarion Writers Workshop
"Popular Mechanics" by Raymond Carver →
My favorite short story, because this is how you write an ending. The kitchen window gave no light. In the near dark he worked on her fisted fingers with one hand and with the other hand he gripped the screaming baby up under an arm near the shoulder. She felt her fingers being forced open. She felt the baby going from her. No! she screamed just as her hands came loose. She would have it,...
Norman & John Buffalo Mailer, moderated by...
Be good. That’s what’ll capture an editor’s attention. Because...– Warren Ellis, “Come In Alone”
Chicago, “The Show Must Go On” There...
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient...– Fran Lebowitz, “Letters”
As I get older I find that the friendships that are the most certain,...– Jonathan Lethem, “Planet Big Zero”
How To Get Into Rebel Space Opera Blake's 7 →
You’ve heard great things about Blake’s 7, that edgier 1970s show from some of the makers of Doctor Who. You’ve heard it features darker, more complex characters, and it’s like a warped mirror held up to Star Trek’s utopian future — instead of the human Federation being this amazing force for peace and justice in the galaxy, it’s evil and oppressive....
Authors@Google videos →
Selected favorites… Aimee Bender Ryan Boudinot Cory Doctorow Stuart Dybek Neil Gaiman Porochista Khakpour Jonathan Lethem Kelly Link & Karen Joy Fowler John Scalzi
For all my "wierd science" needs... →
Because why should I waste all that lovely reference material I’ve collected over the years on del.icio.us?
Adaption to the Zeitgeist-du-Jour →
There’s a story in this longitudinal view of a band’s adaptation. Or a moral. Somewhere…
Written Work →
Work deemed good enough to be published by others.
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I’ll put more here as soon as I figure out what to do with this site. Promise. I’m going to see if this makes for a better method for distilling my muse-related stuff.