In medieval times, the death knell was born. It was a tolling of bells at the time someone died for the purpose of chasing away evil spirits. Over the years, the practice continued as a town notice. Traditionally, the bell would toll six times if a woman died or nine times if a man died, … Continue reading If the Bells Tolled
You may have heard that some of the population was up for gifts this Sunday. I am among that number, and while I got a cache of tremendously affecting treasures, this one begs to be shared. It's for the writer in your life. It's called the in-pen-ity gauntlet!Now what happens when I snap? No one … Continue reading The In-pen-ity Gauntlet & Good Gifting
On October 24, 2011, Chuck Wendig tweeted: Writing is really your gig when you have a bad day but you say, "You know what? This story ain't gonna unfuck itself." And you dive back in. — Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) October 24, 2011 In 2012, I changed the thought from fuck to muck (I'm not quite … Continue reading Is Humanity Your Gig?
This post is the result of a sleepless night due to the accidental miss of a cute little pill that helps me sleep and ward off headaches. No headache yet, so YAY!! You all have strong imaginations, yes? Well, for the purposes of this post, let us pretend. Let us pretend that the world is … Continue reading Diluted