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No Raisin


Eh.

Jan
13th
2021

Exploring the Novella (or Why the Short Novel Remains the Best) · 9:26pm January 13th

Rather than talk about real-world events here, or anything regarding my personal life, I've felt especially compelled recently to talk in a long and rambling way about a certain mode of fiction writing that I feel is often underappreciated.

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Oct
18th
2020

50 Questions (Because I'm Utterly Bereft of Ideas) · 2:10am Oct 18th, 2020

Some people I follow have done this, and I figured... why not. I mean really.


50 QUESTIOOOOOONS

1. What is your first name?
Brian. Boring-ass name, not a fan of it. Knew like three or four Brian's in high school.

2. How old are you?
24, gonna turn 25 in December. I don't feel too good about it.

3. What country are you from?
'Murrica.

4. What do you look like?

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Aug
16th
2020

The Importance of Reading (and Writer's Block) · 5:43am Aug 16th, 2020

Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it. Then write. If it's good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out of the window.

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Jul
16th
2020

Ernest Cline Makes Me Feel Ashamed to Be a Nerd · 8:12pm Jul 16th, 2020

Honestly, I feel like I don't even need to say more than that. But I'll say just a bit more. Apparently the sequel to Ready Player One (one of the worst novels I've read in the past five years, and I read a lot of novels) is happening, presumably because Ernest Cline is a washed-up hack writer who needs to capitalize on the property that brought him any serious recognition. The fact that Ready Player One was nominated for a Hugo and tied for the Prometheus Award gets my blood

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Jul
4th
2020

A Hot Take About Pony Life · 5:18am Jul 4th, 2020

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...I kinda like it so far...

Jun
29th
2020

Reading 19th Century Literature Be Like... · 6:19am Jun 29th, 2020

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Jun
4th
2020

We Can't Keep Living Like This (or How American Law Enforcement is Friggin' Cursed But We Can Do Something About It) · 8:46pm Jun 4th, 2020

Yo, my dude, my mans, the country of my birth is in a shitty spot right now. I mean, it's been shitty for the past several years, but these past few days have been particularly stinky, and we'll no doubt be seeing equally stinky days in the foreseeable future. But, and this is a big ol' but, we're not totally powerless. As a matter of fact, we have a fairly wide variety of options in which we can help PoC, along with anyone who wants to support PoC and/or hold American law enforcement

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Mar
18th
2020

An Original Fiction Contest (in Honor of Our Lord and Savior Corona-chan) · 6:23pm Mar 18th, 2020

It's been a few months since I posted horse words on here, but whenever I do post horse words, it's because of my affiliation with the folks at the Writeoff Association. Pretty much every horse fic I've published over the past year was originally a piece I wrote for a Writeoff contest. Sometimes we also have contests for original fiction, and an event I'll be hosting very soon will be much in that vein.

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Dec
25th
2019

Christmas With The Smiths · 4:02am Dec 25th, 2019

You know me, I like music.

Preferably human music.

The Smiths have some pretty great human music.

So I'll be celebrating Christmas with ten of my favorite singles and B-sides by...

The Smiths.

Yeh.

1. This Charming Man

2. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I want

3. How Soon is Now?

4. Panic

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Oct
13th
2019

Having seen the series finale, all I can say is... · 1:40am Oct 13th, 2019

It's a bad day to be a RariDash fan.