Category: Writing

  • 7 ways to tell if your neighbours are trying to eat you

    I use the term ‘neighbours’ loosely. Because the collapse of modern civilisation means most of us no longer have a fixed address, it’s hard to describe the people you encounter in your day-to-day scavenging as neighbours. Let’s use the term to mean “people in your general vicinity at any given moment.” How watchful should you be […]

  • Settling the e-books vs direct-to-brain digital text streaming argument

    Call me old-fashioned, but no matter how popular direct-to-brain digital text streaming gets, I’ll never give up e-books. Sure, there are lots of arguments for having the entire canon of English literature digitally streamed to a receptor that has been surgically implanted in your brain. The one-time insertion cost sounds like a bargain at $329 […]

  • Financial advice for writers (and other chronically underpaid professionals)

    If you’re like me, you’ve probably never made a decent paycheque. Some people might suggest you’re in the “wrong industry” and you should get a “real job,” but those people will never know the joy that comes with putting the finishing touches on the thirty-seventh draft of a made-for-YouTube webisode script entitled Monkey Balls. But […]