SIX OF THE BEST… reasons not to write what you know

Recently, a writer friend of mine noted that most of my stories involving heterosexual relationships show those relationships to be post-divorce, strained, or shallow, while the ones with homosexual relationships are wonderful, tender, and life-affirming. [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Pontypool – I do not think that means what you think that means

Pontypool (2008) Language is fascinating. What we say, how we say it and, sometimes, what we do and how we do it. From the spoken word to the written word to the signed word. Language [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about relationships that started out long-distance

A year ago, I wrote a column for this very website extolling the virtues of long-distance relationships. At the time, I was in such a relationship. Six weeks after that post was published, the relationship [...]

By |December 10th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about long-distance relationships

I've been in several long-distance relationships in my time, dating back to 1995 when I was seeing a girl who lived in Alabama while I lived in Florida. I'm not going to lie to you: [...]

By |April 30th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments