Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Unbearable Lack of Shame

Feeling pretty good about being an American right now: Obamacare held up despite a hilariously nonsensical Alito dissent. Marriage Equality made the law of the land, also despite a hilariously nonsensical Alito dissent. First Amendment protections defended unanimously, albeit for different reasons. Removing the Confederate Flag from state license plates is NOT ruled to be a first amendment violation. Side note: Are there really still “Sons of Confederate Veterans?” Alive, I mean. Threatening people online ruled, essentially, fucked up. 8…

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The Inexcusability of Lies (a Rachel Dolezal opinion)

I wasn’t going to weigh in on Rachel Dolezal in any sort of public way. As a white chick, I don’t feel like the issue in general is any of my business. But I also don’t feel like all the hate ascribed to her motives is okay. I’m hearing people say she lied to “steal a job that should have gone to a person of color,” and that she, “engaged in cultural appropriation in order to obtain privilege she didn’t…

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Site Launch, and doing stuff

The new site for The Horror Within is almost ready. Now that the foundation has been laid, it’s just a matter of adding final graphics and organizing everything the way it needs to be. Then getting all the staff accounts ready. Oh, and I’ll need some fiction to share with readers. Sad times, because I can’t pay anyone yet. We’ll be accepting reprints and actively seeking new authors. Plus I want to have novel chapters and interviews with up and…

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Jaybird

You know how ever since I started writing for a living, I haven’t written much fiction at all? Well, I went through some unfinished short stories tonight, instead of going through the Netflix selections–which is what I usually do on a Saturday night, because I are old. Of the four I went through, two of them actually fit together into what could very well be the basis for a new novel. Another of them came together in my mind so…

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