Err on the side of confusion

A bit of advice to writers of TV, movies and books alike: I'd rather be confused than treated like an idiot. People generally aren't as slow as you seem to think, dear writers of the stuff I read and watch. You don't have to make that hint so painfully obvious, or explain this concept or piece …

Fossils, not waves

People often think of their words and actions as waves, rolling across the surface, visible but impermanent, ephemeral, inconsequential. But each word you say, each smile you give, each helping hand you extend can fossilize in the memory of someone, to stick with them for the rest of their lives. Think back to a fond memory you …

The girl who girled a girl

What is with all these books? I mean, I haven't read any of them, though I did watch the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series (the original Swedish ones, not the confusing American remakes released like, the very next year [what the hell is the point of remaking the exact movie a year later with a …

It’s time

For daily blogging! I have at least one thought a day, don't I? We all must, or what would life be but a series of autonomous responses to our environment? I am going to write down thoughts! What a concept. And what better place than here for the world to see! Or more likely ignore, …

Word A Day: Allusive

Well, I've already missed a couple days. I'm determined not to go back to my old ways of only posting a couple times a month though! al·lu·sive əˈlo͞osiv/ adjective (of a remark or reference) working by suggestion rather than explicit mention. I like to be allusive in my writing. I also like reading allusive things. …