Literary Karaoke

Idealism and Reality

The most recent¬†celebrity picture hack is all over the news, and Jennifer Lawrence’s name seems to be in every headline. Hacking is illegal, and invading someone’s expected privacy is a … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 5 Comments

Forced Extended Rest

I saw this on the shelves of our local bookstore yesterday. My PHB and copy of Hoard are in the mail, ordered from Amazon a couple days ago. It has … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back to Albion Again

A couple months ago, my family moved (back) overseas to Okinawa, Japan. When my XBox arrived with some of our belongings, I looked for a few favorite games. I was … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Problem of Evil

“If God is all-powerful, and God is all good, then explain the presence of evil in the world.” This question, more than any other, is (in my experience) the trump … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

When Does Inspiration Strike?

Just curious, as it’s almost 3 AM here and I’m wide awake tapping on my iPad. My wife asked me why in the world I so often wait until midnight … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Favor Vs Trust

I saw this on my FB feed, posted by a friend who often shares various positive affirmations from a number of Christian ministers: The Scripture reference provided is to the … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear Abby’s Epic Fail

Originally posted on Dances With Fat:
So egregious was this “Dear Abby” column that over 500 readers contacted me to ask me to write about it.¬† I think it’s a…

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Helpful Perspective

I spent a lot of time tonight griping with my friends on social media (and in person) about how disappointed we were in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Critique Group Freebie

In April I participated in the annual A-to-Z Blog Challenge, with “Elements of Critique” as my theme. I wrote from A to Z (plus 3 extra posts) on everything to … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Humble Pie

I am finally sitting down to compile a series of blog posts from April, on critique groups and how to give constructive criticism of other people’s writing. I’m putting all … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Twit Tweets

  • It's really not fair that Chinese people get to say so much more in 140 characters. 43 minutes ago
  • The upside to my diet coke spill is I won't have an ant problem. Social media tells me that crap is poison. #silverlining #fb 1 hour ago
  • Yes I did just rip the total rubbish cup holders out of my car. Unrelated note: my passenger side floor may contain a large diet coke. #fb 1 hour ago
  • Made it to Spin for the first time in forever... Spin cancelled today. :( good thing I used to instruct this! 3 hours ago
  • Thoughts on #hacked #photos & living in the world as it is, not as I wish it would be. 4 hours ago

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