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This is it… the time to finish your novel. [Man rows through a shipwrecking storm] Hilary Allison I signed with my literary agent in late 2022, after querying through the pandemic. My journey was both so unusual and so boring I decided not to post about it. But then I realized every choice I made,…Keep reading
Potential triggers: Mention of death, murder, genocide, sorcery, insects, military-industrial complex, upset stomach; images of human skill and paper moths He’s a tourist. He vacations in people’s lives, takes pictures, puts them in his scrapbook, and moves on. All he’s interested in are stories. Basically, Leslie, he’s selfish. And you’re not. That’s why you don’t…Keep reading
The remaking of human history by the technological manipulation of the human nervous system belongs to the literature of science fiction, the [thought] experiments of social science that may illuminate history but not change it. Richard Lewontin As I type this, I’m fighting down worries about Lewontin’s The Politics of Science, where he bitches out…Keep reading
SPOILER WARNING for Marvel’s Shang-chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings; reprinted from Medium.com I’m not a real Chinese anymore either! Nobody here is real Chinese. my dad Honestly, I can’t even remember what my Dad and I were talking about. The geomancy of furniture arrangement in my old condo? The chi balance of…Keep reading
Potential triggers: mortality, mental health, anxiety; also includes vulgarity This is the fifth time I’ve tried to write my inaugural blog post. The others made me want to claw my eyes out, so I’m trying something different. I reserve the right to delete this in a rage later. The acknowledgment of our limits is meant…Keep reading
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