I had a moment with an Escape Pod story yesterday by @KameronHurley, listening on my way home from work ("When We Fall").
As the story progressed, I noticed all the characters were female. That niggling grew into annoyance until the end, when I was thinking... "You can't just erase men from a Sci-Fi universe. It's not realist..."
*he gets it*
I'm sorry, Kameron. The subtlety cost me some time, but I got there.
The story is incredible, by the way. Listen here:
niiiiice, @KameronHurley 's GOD'S WAR trilogy is being re-released in mass-market paperback
I’d probably raise their allowance and take them out to a really nice dinner.
Parents, what would you do if your child lectured and ridiculed a U.S. Senator on national television?
High ass anxiety day. Tired of feeling like a Writing Failure
Content isn't "free" when there are ads. The longer I work in advertising, the more this idea that content w/ads is "Free" bothers me. It's not free at all. You're paying for it with your time and attention to sponsored content, and how that content then drives you to take actions. It's not "free."
WRITE FASTER HURLEY
Nonidea why I'm struggling to get back my old word count blitzes. Too many distractions maybe
I need to write faster.
Me: I HAVE MONEY
60 seconds later, after paying bills
Me: I HAVE NO MONEY
Whose idea was this Book? Goddammit
I don't get paid until I FINISH THE BOOK, HURLEY.
I currently have $8.64 in my bank account. Tra-la
Put together the annual story collection for Patreon. I felt completely unproductive last year, but that collection is 80k of stories, plus I did the 90k on Broken Heavens (60k of which is salvageable) and maybe a few more tens of thousands of Light Brigade. So.... yeah, ha ha that's "unproductive" for me.
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