Category Archives: Writing

Everything is everything else

(Comic via Incidental Comics by Grant Snider) I used to go searching for ideas. I would spend hours smoking cigarettes on balconies staring off into space trying to make them come to me. I read stories and comics and became … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Rejection

Another submission, another rejection, another turn of the rejectomancy ferris wheel. I’m in limbo right now – having checked the online submission website to find the status changed from “received” to “rejected”. It’s a change in three letters – I … Continue reading

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Mrs. Self Destruct

Despite all of my efforts to the contrary today, chores like laundry got done. This is a struggle lately as I have been spending as much of my Not-Going-To-Coming-From-Or-Being-At-Work time on my various little soul-nourishing projects. Strip away everything that … Continue reading

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White Blank Page

March is well underway as we slowly drag ourselves back into the sunlight. Even San Diego isn’t immune to the doldrums of winter. The cold that seeps through the thin, uninsulated walls seems to be receding along with the persistent … Continue reading

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