Joshua G. J. Insole nominated me for the Discover New Bloggers Liebster Award! I’ve really enjoyed his “Bite-Sized Horror” series. Perfect little tales of terror if you've only got a few minutes for a scare. He’s also got some great short stories up, worth the read if you’ve got a little more time on your … Continue reading The Liebster Award 2019!!!
The sweeping wind slices its way tenderly through the weeping willows’ tendril boughs Like a paper knife carefully cutting out silhouettes into a kaleidoscope of broken shadows, While the rubicund light bleeds in sun-drops through the jagged edges of the leaves To where we repose entangled in our restlessness beneath the shelter of the trees. … Continue reading Wounded Wednesday Presents: A Paler Shade of Truth
Honestly I don't know what to think or feel about it. Even if it amounts to anything and Trump actually has to face consequences for once in his goddamn life, then what? We get Mike Pence for the rest of the term? And that's assuming the whole proceeding doesn't totally derail the Democratic vote in … Continue reading Well They Started an Impeachment Inquiry
I have organized certain tendencies about how people engage with stories into 5 different categories, Analytical, Immersive, Psychological, Logical, and Spectacular. These categories are meant to convey a hierarchy of values—none of them are mutually exclusive. If you are applying this to your own reading habits, you’ll probably notice that there is some overlap. Also, … Continue reading 5 Ways Readers Approach Stories Part I. Suspended Disbelief
[Content Warning: Adult Language, Sacrilegious Burrito, Pig Latin, Questionable Grammar] Am I asleep? Am I awake? Why did I stay up so late? STARE AT THE SCREEN. STARE AT THE SCREEN. STARE AT THE SCREEN. Click. Click. Fuck. Fuck it. Fuck. What? Am I asleep? Am I awake? Why did I stay up so late? … Continue reading WTF Wednesday Presents: I Don’t Even Know What This Is
I have this theory that the increase of bad luck on Friday the Thirteenth acts along entropic principles in reverse so that when luck decreases on the whole system it increases in a closed system, meaning that somebody, somewhere has to be really, really lucky on Friday the Thirteenth. I’m postulating that it is as … Continue reading My Theory About Friday the Thirteenth
It wakes in its dreams and finds itself in human form, This is but a brief diversion from whatever it was before. It walks on two feet and swings its flappy hands by its side. It has a head with a face on it, and two eyes open wide. It builds up sandcastles and stomps … Continue reading Wakeful Wednesday Presents: The Insomnambulist
My brother Daniel and I both took 23andme DNA tests and this is what it revealed about our ancestry: This explains so much There was also about 0.1% of "unassigned" genes on my ancestry report which I can only assume is blobfish. Grandpa? Is that you? (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) I suppose it is all irrelevant … Continue reading My Brother and I Took a DNA Test and It Revealed Some Disturbing Information
Wherever you are, Julie Fox '05, I hope you are kicking ass and taking names.
Secured, restrained, held close and locked, the windows opened wide— The door was ajar, flashed the light, trapped the fire while it burned inside. … It burned inside. … Blink. … Blink. … Smoke choked slipping down the walls, bled up the corners dripped on the fingertips Teeth split, broken whole, pulled back blackened flesh, … Continue reading Blink, Blink, Kiss, Kiss, Burn, Burn, Hush, Hush