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#writereditorproblems

August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

I make the majority of my living on proofreading and copyediting books for major publishers on a freelance basis. This leaves me with many #writereditorproblems. Case in point: I just finished proofreading a novel that I found utterly repugnant, and I need to relieve some pressure. [...continue...]

I’m Back! And the World is a Mess!

August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

My feels when I reconnected with the world. So I went to Montana for ten days. It was amazing. I had a blast. And my tablet screen broke so I couldn’t use it at all, and I had zero cell reception and only the spottiest WiFi capabilities, so I was pretty much incommunicado the entire time. I [...continue...]

Yellowface is a Problem, But It’s Not THE Problem

February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Background: for those of you who haven’t heard yet, porn company Burning Angel recently made a porn parody of The Walking Dead. Burning Angel specializes in parodying horror movies (see: Fuckenstein), so the zombie show is right up their alley. They tried to get all the people they cast in [...continue...]

Anti-Rape Mechanisms, or Over-Wrought Interpretations?

January 14, 2011 | 4 Comments

In an article today from Jesse Bering at Slate, “Darwin’s Rape Whistle,” findings from recent research about “phase dependent female rape-avoidance mechanisms” are discussed in detail. The new research is based on the idea that, controversial as the topic may be, human [...continue...]