Books Read in 2018

I read more books than you'll credit possible this year (more than 300). Like last year, I'll share the ten fiction and ten non-fiction books I got the most out of. Fiction: The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden - Russian fairytale-esque fantasy. I felt right cold reading it, as is proper for a … Continue reading Books Read in 2018

(PSA) Would-be Millenial Writer Whines About How Things Are Hard

Flipping dead people. I've got a blog post to write! Stop being complex. I've every intention of completing Ehler's Choice Week, but Rommel is tripping me up. He's going to require a bit more thought, given the amount of historical controversy surrounding him. That's been a problem with the history haiku posts lately - they've … Continue reading (PSA) Would-be Millenial Writer Whines About How Things Are Hard

‘This Close to Murder’ Haiku

Punchable German In dorm won't fucking shut it. Words scatter to winds. Not punchable because he's German, but he's German and he's punchable and he won't. Stop. Skyping his girlfriend for hours at a stretch, multiple times per day, in the sleeping area. This, combined with my two-days old headache, means I'm skipping tonight. PS: … Continue reading ‘This Close to Murder’ Haiku

Special Report: Wannabe Writer Begs For Cash

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Kelsey Ehler, an ESL teacher and wannabe writer, is begging for cash through social media channels. Said Ehler, "I'm starting my new job soon, but it's going to be another month before I see my first paycheck. I tallied up my money, annnnd..." She took a deep breath and continued. "Yeah. Yeah. … Continue reading Special Report: Wannabe Writer Begs For Cash