Category: The Art of Goofing Off

The Art of Goofing Off: Episode 7

Big news: On August 5th, I’ll be starting a Kickstarter for my next book, Like Mist Over the Eyes. For more information (and a handy reminder for the big day), RSVP to the Facebook event. Now, to our regularly scheduled programming (this episode contains movies, TV shows, and video games): Stories on the Big Screen (Movies) Monsters vs Aliens Sometimes you just want a fun movie. This is one of those, and quite a genre-savvy one, too. If you’re familiar

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The Art of Goofing Off: Episode 6

Before I get into this, an explanation for the radio silence on the poetry front: Between projects, everything goes florp for me for a while until stuff settles down and I go to the next thing. It always happens. I always pretend to myself that it’s not going to happen, and thus forget to make contingencies. So, after my huge editing push for Like Mist Over the Eyes, I wrote a bunch for an entirely unrelated story, got to the

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The Art of Goofing Off: Episode 5

Some entertainment recommendations. Just in time for the weekend. :) Stories on the Big Screen (Movies) Age of Adaline This movie is about Adaline, a woman who one day stops aging. There’s a couple attempts in the movie to give a vague explanation for this, but ignore that and treat this story as the magical realism it is. The story itself is fascinating, brought to life by wonderful characters and some impressive acting. Adaline’s scenes with her elderly daughter are

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The Art of Goofing Off: Episode 4

This episode features movies, TV shows, and webcomics. As usual, scroll to whatever section you’re most interested in. Stories on the Big Screen (Movies) Jupiter Ascending I love this movie. Some people, upon hearing this, have been surprised, so let me explain: When I watched the trailers, I was inordinately excited over the sci-fi/science fantasy premise, and that here was a sci-fi movie with a female main character. My one hesitation was at the end of one trailer, where Jupiter

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The Art of Goofing Off: Episode 3

The Art of Goofing Off now has its own official category! If you’ve missed any previous episodes and want to read them, or if you want to remember what it was I talked about that one time, now you can find all the episodes in one handy category. You’re welcome :) Stories on the Big Screen (Movies) Lars and the Real Girl This is a weird movie. And a beautiful movie. I want to explain the story, but I also

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Erica's Story (WIP title) | The Books of Bílo (WIP title) #1
First draft 29%
Hunter and Prey | White Changeling #3
First draft 100%

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Hidden in Sealskin
The Illuminated Heart
Dreaming of Her and Other Stories
The Kitten Psychologist Tries to Be Patient Through Email
The Tree Remembers
Like Mist Over the Eyes
The Kitten Psychologist Broaches the Topic of Economics
The Kitten Psychologist
Plunged Ashore
The Kitten Psychologist Versus The Kitten's Owners