Category Archives: accidental awesome

DFW Con 2016

Last year’s DFWcon was kiiiiinda lame, and I don’t mind saying so. It was so lame they didn’t even have the usual comment forms – they knew. This isn’t to say they didn’t try – they had (mostly) great agents, … Continue reading

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Obligatory Post-Con post

I forgot to make a pre-DFWCon post, which probably would’ve been something to the effect of “convention time! yay!” Riveting stuff, I know. So instead, a more informative recap. Friday Stinky & I drove out and THROUGH SOME MIRACLE avoided … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 4 – Peer Critique

I fell off my high pedestal of making a post a week until I finished this series. Gah. Just imagine I’m flogging myself as I type this. Anyhow, so a few weeks ago I started this endeavor with a sort of … Continue reading

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Collaboration

Last week my writing buddy Russ posted a link to a writing contest – http://wuxia.genreverse.com/ the objective of which was to write a wuxia story. For those of you who don’t know, wuxia is a sort of genre out of … Continue reading

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Onward through the tremors

A few weeks ago, the artistic collective I’m a part of, Spiderweb Salon, did a “ladies’ night,” where all the performers were women. Among the music, shadow puppet show, short films, and performance art, there were quite a few who … Continue reading

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Catharsis, apotheosis, and bullshit

Without getting too specific and personal, I’ll open by saying that I had a pretty soul-crushing weekend. However, this is not a post to drum-up sympathy, it’s more of a “hey watch this train wreck!” post. In the midst of … Continue reading

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A note about accidental awesome, part 2

I recently read a line that said “all artists do something to make themselves sick.” It struck a chord in me, because I wonder if in our subconscious we do damage ourselves so that we can make it into art. How fucked … Continue reading

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