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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 WORST… things about my new desk

In October, I wrote a post about six of the worst things you face when your office has a window. I actually wrote it in August, but I have a queue. You know how it [...]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… revision tips

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I’ve written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. I've been part of writing groups for a few years now, and [...]

By |November 26th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… sex writing tips

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I’ve written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. Time for me to dust off my soapbox and start talking about [...]

By |November 19th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… writing tips that I could come up with

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I've written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. Look, most of us nerds do want to be writers of some [...]

By |November 10th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|2 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… ways you can ruin an otherwise-good idea for a genre fiction story

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I've written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. It's NaNoWriMo time, when thousands of people try to bang out a [...]

By |November 5th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… odd-numbered Star Trek films

It's taken as gospel, more-or-less, that even-numbered Star Trek films are better than odd-numbered ones. And I think in general that's true, with one glaring exception (~coughcoughINTODARKNESScoughcough~). But I also think people throw far too [...]

By |October 29th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… fandom actor crossovers on Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13 was one of Syfy/The Sci-Fi Channel's most interesting and consistently-humorous shows. Though it wasn't always awesome -- and though the third and fourth seasons were often "let's put our heroes together in different [...]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about being Mark Oshiro (part 2 of 2)

You may remember last week (part 1) when I introduced you to Mark Oshiro of Mark Reads/Watches, a man who is literally living the dream: his full-time job is watching TV and reading books, and [...]

By |October 15th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… things about being Mark Oshiro (part 1 of 2)

A few years ago now, I stumbled upon a website where this guy was watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the first time, just like I'd finished doing recently (at the time). I was flabbergasted [...]

By |October 8th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|3 Comments