The Distraction of Shiny Things

A short one today. I have been laboring under an onerous freelance deadline the last few days and my NaNo-ing has suffered as a consequence. I'm currently 3000 words under par. Not the worst behind I've been--this is something that I can easily make up in a week. That said I should be banking words … Continue reading The Distraction of Shiny Things

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One Nerd-Boy’s Appreciation of Carrie Fisher 

2016--you're fired. This year has already robbed us of too many icons--Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, Mohammed Ali. It was also a year that robbed us of a dignified presidency and in which I had my own close brush with mortality. Enough already. But Carrie Fisher? Really? Princess Leia? This one hurts. Now, I'm hardly thin-skinned about celebrity deaths. … Continue reading One Nerd-Boy’s Appreciation of Carrie Fisher