Category Archives: author abuse

Writing Workshops and you, the writer

There is a bit of a kerfuffle going on in the writing community about the privilege of attending Clarion and a tweet from Neil Gaiman. It was a silly hyperbolic tweet about the value of going to Clarion. It was called … Continue reading

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Addicted to Subs

With Apologies to Mr. Robert Palmer, and slushers everywhere: Your laptops on, but you’re not home Your mind is not your own Your hands sweat, your keys grind Another story, and you’ll be fine You can’t sleep, you can’t eat … Continue reading

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If the real world was like the world in my head

Readers, For those of you who are writers, which is a few, wouldn’t it be nice if publications would supply reasons for a rejection?  Of course, I know why they don’t, limited time, volume of submissions, complexity of the effort, … Continue reading

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Where’s Seamaldo?

Readers, Why, I am right here. I just have had one hell of a couple of months. Both for good and challenging reasons. So why break the silence of my summer hermitage from the blogosphere? Well, I guess I am … Continue reading

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Not all writers

Drink. But this one does, and this Peruvian sangria is out of this world good. -Seamus (You wish you were here.)

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The margarita is the life blood of Texas

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Robo-shark

The creation of the Thing 1 and Thing 2. They say he says, and I quote, “Deet deet-deet, deet deet.” These are the people who will one day choose my care facility in my dotage. Doomed, I tell you. They … Continue reading

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