Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ham subs, cheese sticks, and sausage. Oh boy!

Stupid Congresscritters, messing with Daylight Savings Time. It’s the beginning of freaking March. Not cool, dudes. (I know this changed years ago now. Don’t care. I’ll rant about it till the day I die. Also after.) DST always messes me … Continue reading

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I’ll take it as a compliment

Call from “Out of Area”. I mostly only answer these out of sadistic curiosity at this point. Standard clicks, followed by call center background noise. “Hello?” I say. “Hello? Hello?” At last a wearied-sounding Indian voice answers in a half-sigh, … Continue reading

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On length, and truth in marketing

Recently I was part of a discussion in which an author asked a question regarding the market for their 35K-word novel. Part of the discussion was about the market, and the rest was about how 35K is not a novel … Continue reading

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One Steve Limit

TVTropes.org is a very, very dangerous site. Sometimes I’ll start reading it late at night, and I have to stop when it’s much later night and my brain has jellified. Look up anything at all, and you’ll wind up in … Continue reading

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In search of the perfect calzone recipe

Another food post. Doh! Well, it’s more of a rant, so there’s that. Let’s start at the beginning: I’ve hated tomatoes and tomato sauce from a young age. This frustrated my Italian grandparents no end. (Technically only my grandfather was … Continue reading

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