Monthly Archives: November 2011

TPD pp51-55: Power Games

Trigger Warning: Incest, pedophilia, and atrocious “Christian” logic. All across the land small town, an unnatural cold front blows, chilling the town. I have to assume it’s late summer based on the carnival and Sandy’s summer classes, so assuming we’re … Continue reading

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On homophobic statements

While reading a thread about gay characters in fiction that managed to derail utterly into a tirade of bigotry met with understandably scornful wrath on the part of various gay members of the forums before being locked, one exchange startled … Continue reading

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A rant on project management (Nano update)

For those who don’t know, NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is an initiative sponsored by the nonprofit Office of Letters and Light to get people to sit down and actually write the novel they’ve been saying they’d get … Continue reading

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Political moment

What’s the difference between domestic partners and spouses? Today I found out that because domestic partners are not recognized by the IRS, while I can get my partner insurance (entirely out of the goodness of the company’s heart), I can’t … Continue reading

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TPD pp 49-51: Allow me to introduce myself

Time to meet the bad guys! Complacency, the demon who had afflicted Our Hero Marshall when he was busy trying to embarrass I MEAN parent his daughter, returns to the secret lair of evil in which the demons are gathering. You guessed … Continue reading

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On photos and feminism

I’m too exhausted to write a TPD tonight. Long weekend. Don’t feel like going into it. Instead… I took a photo for my stepmother’s Christmas Card tonight. I don’t live with her; I haven’t for years. In fact, I send … Continue reading

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On clothing

I consider myself officially a transvestite now: I dress in clothing of the opposite sex every day for professional reasons. Of course, this is far less impressive when I’m female to begin with, but I don’t see why it should … Continue reading

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On blogging

I know, the meta post about blogging has been done about a billion times – one for every shitty blog out there. But bear with me. I’m a shitty blogger. Looking over my blog, I find it’s not going nearly … Continue reading

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Prompt: Hands

I obviously didn’t get a TPD up this past weekend like I’d promised :( I’m sorry about that. To make it up to you I’m taking time out of my nano to do another writing prompt :) Prompt from about.com - … Continue reading

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Nano!

I’ve been waiting for the nanowrimo word count widgets to show up on the site, but they don’t appear to be coming soon, so I figured I’d make a post. I’m doing nanowrimo again this year and, like always, I’m … Continue reading

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