I was talking to someone the other day about how I write, integrate life into writing, and vice versa, and she basically shamed me for not posting writing advice on my blog. I don’t really have any writing advice; what I do have is habits. Here are some of my habits.Continue reading “Writing Process Notes”
Select works, starting with The Big Book of Post-Collapse Fun, will now be available on itchio. This move comes in response to a conversation about the future of book distribution and encouraging independent options.
To celebrate this new store, The Big Book of Post-Collapse Fun is on sale for just $1.50 US from now until Halloween.
Step One: Get dressed. Be mad at the respectability of your clothing. Get dressed again. Realize you have forgotten how to put the scene uniform together. Give up. Wear jeans and a black shirt. Add a belt for fun. Realize that this was all you ever did when you were young, too.Continue reading “Going To A Punk Show In Your Thirties: A Guide”
I recently started a Twitter thread that took off and makes a great resource for writers, so I wanted to share it here. Read the replies! Save a cardboard character from their fate!Continue reading “Take A Quirk, Leave A Quirk”
Seanan McGuire, Cat Valente, and a number of other authors I respect immensely were talking today about using Patreon to fund some of the things that keep authors alive and working, like health insurance and a cushion in case of expensive disaster. They make a lot of sense. So I’ve started a Patreon. Patrons will get access to exclusive content, and it can also be used to ‘hire’ me as an editor.
Become a Patron Here.
Common advice tells you to write every day.
I never got the hang of it.Continue reading “Every Day”
Recently, I found out that a friend who shares my illness, a friend who was instrumental in my pursuit of diagnosis and proper treatment and who is a publicly visible advocate for disabled people, was being stalked by someone who accused them of “faking” and “has a friend who is writing an article about it.”Continue reading “What It’s Like to Live With EDS (Because Clearly People Still Don’t Know)”
There’s a lot going on in this body.
It’s amazing to me that so many people get to go through the first thirty, forty, fifty years of their lives without thinking much about their meatsuit. It doesn’t interrupt them. It doesn’t stop them from going places. It doesn’t rebel when they eat perfectly normal things. Amazing. If you have that, please take a moment to appreciate it.Continue reading “Health Update”
There’s only so much a girl can change. Perhaps I am growing old. Except that college kids keep mistaking me for their people, so possibly I am not growing old correctly. All the same, I refuse to give up my purple hair or my gratuitous cursing.Continue reading “New Year, Very Similar Me”
Okay, no, but seriously.Continue reading “Updates from NaNoLand”