4 Great Ways to Procrastinate

So, as you guys have no doubt noticed, there’s a dire error on the home page of this blog. It proclaims that my “blog schedule” is every fortnight, but in reality there really is no such thing. You see, like most writers, I’m sometimes afflicted with the horrible blankness of writer’s block, and in my … Continue reading

A Very Sun Bleached Sonnet

So, this is usually the domain of angsty Tumblr nerds, but an update’s an update. This semester, I’m undertaking a poetry writing unit to get enough credit points to completed my Creative Writing major, and yesterday’s class was all about sonnets — that is, poems of 14 lines with a rhyme scheme and 10 syllables … Continue reading

The Last Degree by Dina Rae [Review]

Before we begin this review, I think it’s worth pointing out that, despite certain eccentricities I have sometimes, I’m certainly no expert on conspiracy theories. Which I kinda thought would put me at a disadvantage reading Dina Rae’s The Last Degree, because it’s a novel that takes several favourite conspiracy theories — the Illuminati, the Freemasons, … Continue reading

Artistic License and You

You know, being a speculative fiction writer is the best job (well, it would be if I actually got paid). I get free license to do things that would normally get people locked up in an insane asylum, such as conversing with characters who don’t exist or making up fantasy worlds out of thin air. While most … Continue reading