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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Goodbyee, Goodbyeee!

It’s been a weird day, Internet. Today, I’ve written my final posts for both Comics Alliance and SpinOff Online – although the latter won’t appear until tomorrow and Sunday, meaning that there’s always time for them to end up very … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 Writingthoughts , , , ,

I Hear It’s Clear Through The Atmosphere

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Hot air balloons on a misty morning in Bagan, central Burma, with ancient temples in the background. Photograph: Khin Maung Win/AP Ain’t no world like the world that we got here, ain’t no place I’d … Continue reading

Intent on Rendering Obsolete

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: US soldiers secure a French armored vehicle aboard a C17 aircraft at the Istres military airport prior to take off bound for Mali. French forces are continuing their advance northwards in Mali with over 2,000 … Continue reading

January 24, 2013

And Then There Are Those Things That Refuse To Be Said

Why, yes: I am writing about schlock and the myth of “so bad, it’s good” over at Time Entertainment today. I was talking to a friend the other day about the problems she was having writing a paper for school; … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 Writingthoughts

After All, You Wouldn’t Want To Let Them Get Cold

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Little knitted caps are placed on top of fruit smoothies during the 2013 World Economic Forum annual meeting at the Swiss resort of Davos. The event is taking place from 23 to 27 January. Photograph: … Continue reading

“I Don’t Think I Lose A Print Sale By Selling in eBook”

My own guess, based on watching my sales profile over the years, is that print, eBook and audiobook do not inherently cannibalize each others’ sales — it seems to me that for each there is a class of reader that … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 Techthoughts, Writingthoughts , , ,


From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Smoke and steam rise from cars stuck in traffic in central Moscow, Russia, as the temperature tumbles to -15C. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov/EPA Apocalypse now.

Mon-El Times Three

My subconscious decided to offer me a strange gift this weekend, in the form of a particularly vivid dream where I was leaving old jobs I’d once held – Clearly, this week being my last for both SpinOff and Comics … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 Uncategorized


From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Meanwhile spectators gather to witness the inauguration. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters Apparently, the Where’s Waldo Fan Club is out in force to support Obama being sworn in for a second term.

Consider This A Taste of Things to Come

The actual Wired story is here.

January 18, 2013 Writingthoughts , ,