Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

The Stories We Tell Matter

I’ve not been writing much recently.  In fact, if we’re being honest (and come, let us be completely honest here if nowhere else), I’ve not written any this year, at least not yet. And yet, stories have been on my … Continue reading

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In the Mind of an Introvert

In other words, from my highly introverted perspective, from the whole world. Before I begin this ramble, let me start by defining my terms.  I want to lay aside all the stereotypes and bullshit and break this down as simply … Continue reading

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Pi Day and Writing Rhythm!

No, those two don’t have anything to do with one another except that they are both on my mind.  However, I’m going to talk about them in reverse order, because I want to spend more time on the former than … Continue reading

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A Post on Gender in Fiction

This is a topic that has been coming up more recently, which is appropriate considering that today is International Women’s Day.  So hurrah for that! I follow mostly writers in the blogosphere, and so most of the perspectives inspired by … Continue reading

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Falling in Love

It always starts with the smallest things.  You don’t fall in love with the entire package at once, the entirety of them upon first glance.  It’s the little things that you notice and draw you in, the glimmers and sparkles … Continue reading

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The Tacit Complicity of Silence

Those of you that know me at all know that I’m not big on voicing my political opinions on things.  It must be the Yankee in me (see, I’m not totally Southern), but I consider one’s politics about like one’s genitals: … Continue reading

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An Article and Reaction

I read an article that you should go read before continuing this entry, if you haven’t read it already.  It’s about being busy, and how we fill our lives with that to pretend that our lives have meaning. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/30/the-busy-trap/ Yeah, … Continue reading

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Anna Begins (Love and Independence)

I recently read a book, called Anna Dressed in Blood, which was quite excellent.  One of the characters stuck with me, though (the titular Anna), and one of the quotes about her. Oh, as an aside here, she’s a murderous … Continue reading

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Fear

I have been thinking more recently about fear.  I don’t mean this in a writing sense, but in a personal sense – what am I afraid of, and why?  And while that alone could fill up an entry (or three), … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Antagonists

If you’ve met me, you probably know that I like B-movies.  I find them more likely to be entertaining than a normal movie, because you’re either entertained with them or entertained at them.  I have seen WAY more than I can count, … Continue reading

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