It’s the beginning of NaNoWriMo! (That’s National Novel Writing Month, for those of you not in the “know”. I’ll be writing 50,000 words in November, which is about… a lot of words.) Continue reading
Jack watched shadows. They danced and swam when he wasn’t looking at them, moving about their business. Jack tuned his smile up a notch and walked into the throne room.
He was there. Jack felt his heart speed up, his mouth go dry. “Good morning, your majesty!” Jack said, as brightly as possible. Continue reading
Last week I talked about NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman.
Predictably, this got me thinking about world building. Continue reading
I read this book yesterday that had an interesting idea. (It was interesting all over, but I wanna talk about this one thing.) NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, by Steve Silberman. Concept: Neurodiversity. Idea is basically everybody has different brains and that is good because we are good at different things. The author wants us to think about this in terms of Autistic people (everyone else too, but he was writing about Autistic people. And also history.). Continue reading
I am pretty excited! My friend Loral found me this website! It has translated fiction from the soviet era that isn’t widely available in English, AND footnotes AND little historical introductions to each piece! Continue reading
It’s spider season. Continue reading
There were fires burning all around us. Continue reading
It was one in the afternoon. I’d been on video chat, GMing Pokemon, since eight thirty.
My computer was just shut down, my face washed, the sunlight blinked at, blearily. My brain was in fifteen places, and none of them were in the real world. And there were things to be accomplished, things that normally would have been done in the morning. Continue reading
We built a sand castle.
It was pretty cool.
(This post has a bunch of images in it: Loading Times Ahoy!)