Monthly Archives: April 2013

Parenting is Fear

Parenting is fear. The type of fear shifts and changes, an evolving beast with your child at the center of it. When he was a newborn and infant, my fear for Connor was his survival. For those of you who … Continue reading

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A Year DRM-Free And What Does Tor Think About It?

Apparently they’re quite happy with it. I’m really, really happy for Tor that this experiment (which was really the right move all along) has worked out for them and that their faith in business, as well as in their readers, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy: I’ve heard of delivery but I think this is ridiculous

There have been times in my life, I admit, where I have done stupid, stupid things while drunk. Asked ex-girlfriends to take me back. (They didn’t, thankfully for me.) Think that I can walk along a balance beam four feet … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon

As you may be aware, I’m part of a duo (who are sometimes joined by a shifting group of guests) who puts on a podcast called Your Book is Why Daddy Drinks. This podcast is dedicated to reading bad fiction, … Continue reading

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Nothing, apparently, will get my son to eat his dinner like telling him we’re going to get ice cream afterward.

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Ok, be honest…

Who here watching Game of Thrones on Sunday didn’t have one of these two reactions during the Varys and Tyrion? Warning, an F-bomb in the first clip: And for the slightly “nicer” reaction:

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Wednesday Progress Report

Another week and here we are. How are things going? Goodly So far I’m almost on track with my two thousand words a day goal, just 144 words shy. I was ahead but slipped a little yesterday because I didn’t … Continue reading

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Process: Creeping Myself Out

When it comes to horror, I like mine suspenseful and frightening rather than buckets of blood and guts, the original Halloween rather than Saw, The Devil’s Backbone vs. Hostel. That’s not to say that I can’t appreciate violence or gore, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy Bonus Post: Who Says The French Aren’t Tough?

Because I think they should talk to this guy who just happened to punch a crocodile off his head.

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Monday Morning Crazy: The Stupidest, Most Redundant Tech Gadget I’ve Seen To Date

Allow me to be frank (well, Matt, but you understand): this product is idiotic. The reviewer, in the article I link below, describes it as “absurd” but I don’t think that’s really coming close enough. At any rate, I present … Continue reading

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