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Animatronic Ventriloquism

I don’t have much time for writing these days, but when I do, I like to check in on the comings and goings of Theo and the boys. Ie, a new SuperMegaNet episode has been posted over at the Bermuda … Continue reading

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Sleep-Write

(Via Brain Pickings.) Maria Popova, Wendy MacNaughton, and the creative team at Accurat have designed a nifty visualization of writer wakeup times as related to their overall productivity—for no other reason than to express an endless fascination with authors and … Continue reading

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The REAL Secret to Writing a Bestseller

(Via Bestseller Labs.) The real secret to writing a bestseller: there is no secret. Write. Submit. Re-write. Submit. Write some more. Submit. Sleep with an influential editor. Write about it. Submit. Settle out of court. Re-write about it. And so … Continue reading

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Two-Sentence Horror Stories

(Via Just Something.) I wrote a two-sentence horror story once: My cell phone rang in the middle of the night.It had been broken for over a year.

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Rock beats scissors, of course

Ernie: As humans, we laud our own superiority as the dominant species on the planet, we point out how civilized we are, how much more advanced we are than the animals and insects. But in matters of war we revert … Continue reading

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In Ernie’s Time of Dying

I’m still lagging this month, but have nevertheless managed to squeeze out a new SuperMegaNet episode despite tax season, the time change, and the heady pleasures of book formatting. Obligatory excerpt: Putting Mini in my pocket, I ascend the final … Continue reading

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Honkey Kong

Recycled / pasted together from various Facebook status updates and craftily passed off as my own original work, SuperMegaNet ep. 7.2, “Honkey Kong,” is now live over at that place where all the dead sea lions washed up. Obligatory excerpt: … Continue reading

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Lost Bytes

I’m not going to pretend it hasn’t been forever since my last SuperMegaNet post. I’m not even going to post a list of boring, I-was-too-busy-earning-my-daily-bread excuses (and there are plenty). What I will do is announce the releasing of episode … Continue reading

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The Pixel Monster

From the Stranger Things Have Happened department, a new episode of that ridiculous webserial you’ve never heard of has been posted by way of electrified hypertext. Obligatory excerpt: I glance at my phone. My SuperMegaNet buddy list is empty. In … Continue reading

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No Copies Allowed

Looks like another SuperMegaNet episode is out. In Otto’s own words, “You think you get them all, but you forget about the eggs.” And so forth. Obligatory excerpt: Okay, so, if a plush manifestation of your spunk gets hit by … Continue reading

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