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SIX OF THE WORST… parental technology troubles

By now you'd think that even parents would have figured out technology, right? At least the basic stuff -- texting, e-mailing, web surfing, simple printer setups, and so on. But if you went to visit [...]

By |January 7th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… “Six of the Best” columns from the past year

Can you believe it? Because I certainly can't. I've actually been writing this column for an entire year here on Nerdery Public. So, as befits a one-year anniversary, here are six of the best "Six [...]

By |January 1st, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 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 WORST… things about an office with a window

Earlier this year, my boss said that she needed me to move from the office we shared to a quasi-office -- a desk down the hall next to the window, in an area I would [...]

By |October 1st, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things to do on the toilet (besides pooping)

You knew this column would eventually get back to the subject of poop. You just knew it. Here are six of the worst things to do on the toilet... besides pooping, that is*: 6. Anything [...]

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

SIX OF THE WORST… things about apartment living

Sometimes I want to write about things that would make good "Six of the Best" columns, but they really aren't "best" things, per se. Sometimes they're "worst". That's why I've decided that the first SOTB [...]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments