You’ve probably heard the words representation matters being bandied about sometime in your life on this planet. It comes up a lot when we see people of color in important roles on television. Or women, or nonbinary folk, or any of the queer rainbow.
As a person with a history deeply set in religion, I find myself often looking at the events in my life with an eye toward trends and movements toward something. Religion likes to talk about fate a lot, even if many of them like to focus on the idea of free will. And fate isContinue reading “My Fate in the Stars”
When I was a younger man, I really liked to argue about things. I’d pretend it was all about the art of debating, but really, I just loved the ability to absolutely defeat someone with a little bit of verbal gymnastics. It’s not that I was purely chaotic in my will to debate. I actuallyContinue reading “Debating on Social Media”
Although I’ve been taking the time to highlight some of the tv and films I’ve been watching lately, I don’t get a ton of spare time for watching either most days. I only bring this up, because that means I’m generally pretty picky with what I choose to watch, so I have to admit thatContinue reading “TV Review: Great News”
As I write this, our household is nearing the moment in which the kids head back to school and my house is finally empty and quiet again for the first time in months. So, here I am, trying to get everything I can done before this delta variant (or any other of the variants) shutsContinue reading “What’s the Matter with Kids These Days?”
I thought I’d share a little bit of old writing for all of you, just to give you an idea of the process I’ve gone through over the years. The following little bit of writing was one of the first things I wrote when trying to work out my ideas for The Legend of BuddyContinue reading “Old Drafts: The Legend of Buddy Hero”
I’m not a big fan of genre fiction. The very idea that fiction is made to fit within little buckets gets me a little itchy. Just the other day I was in a conversation with an author who was looking for books in which the main character is a writer. Like, that was a typeContinue reading “Book Review: Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology”
Everyone get excited, it’s another white male here to tell you all about what you should think on abortion!
For the past 18 months, it has felt as though my house has been in a nearly constant state of chaos. Although the kids were going to school four days a week by the end of the last school year, it feels like I’ve spent far too many work days trying to wrestle my kidsContinue reading “The Sound of Silence”
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m incredibly good at downplaying my own work as an artist. While I talk about it quite readily and openly here on my blog, I typically try to avoid discussing it with anyone in person. And when people try to bring it up in conversation, I am oftenContinue reading “Impersonating an Author”