Horror Movies and Query Letters

So I was having a comment-versation with a reader and we were discussing the psychopath on Dark Tourist who runs the haunted house attraction where he's allowed to physically assault you and makes you sign things beforehand that say you won't sue him for doing so, blah blah blah. This guy:   I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Horror Movies and Query Letters

Minchin Monday and Columns Columns Columns

Oh shit. Here we are again at Monday. As I sit here awaiting the entirely voluntary hellishness to which I subject myself (therapy) to begin I find myself realizing that once again I have failed to give any substantive thought to what I want to share for this lovely day of our lord Tim. So … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Columns Columns Columns

Public Meetings and Weather Wizards

Because there's been a call for more local content in the paper, I've started writing more columns. There's not usually space for them, but I write them anyhow. Just in cases. And because my whole heart bleeds from the amount of love I have for writing narrative personal nonfiction like columns. And essays. And Facebook … Continue reading Public Meetings and Weather Wizards

Tooth Fairies and Awkward Silences

Me: oh, I'm going to record this interview so that I can just take casual notes and intuitively drive the conversation whilst I gather the relevant and interesting information more organically and with far less effort than a traditional interview style. Also me: well lookee there. Fuckknuckles if that's not a shitacular surprise...there's my damn … Continue reading Tooth Fairies and Awkward Silences