Lifestyle

Thwarted by Bureaucracy

Gather round children, and hear my tail of Yuletide anguish. Fine. Be that way, but I’m going to keep talking while you pretend not to listen. Ahem… As we all […]

Writing

Writing Books Makes You Better at Christmas Shopping

No, really. It may be hard to swallow, but if you keep an open mind, it isn’t hard to see why practicing this makes you better at this Not that anyone needs […]

Authors

Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them

Anyone who keeps up with this blog knows my feelings about the way bookstores are being run. Time has not changed my opinion on the matter. However, it occurs to […]

Philosophy

Ode to Mr. Devil’s Advocate

As a writer, it is often easy to overlook the fundamental principles of… Mr. Devil’s Advocate: “Ugh.” The fundamental principles of… Mr. DA: “Uuuugh.” Because a writer is basically a… Mr. […]