20 Things I Loved in 2020


Since life is nuanced and binaries only exist in like, circuitry and coding (probably? just go with it), there was a survivalist need for us to find things to love about last year, to make such a hamster wheel of a year spin in slightly more interesting ways. I say this of course acknowledging the […]

January 6, 2021

A NaNoWriMo Follow-Up

Personal, Reflection

In October, I wrote that I was going to participate in NaNoWriMo–a writing challenge that encourages you to write around 1,667 words every day for the month of November in order to end up with a 50,000-word shitty first draft.

December 1, 2020

The Overwhelm


I started writing this weeks ago. That I’m posting it days after election day is a bit on the nose, but that wasn’t even totally the catalyst for this, so much as just *gestures broadly* everything going on. And of course the election/government is a big part of that. Also this is long and stupid […]

November 5, 2020

A NaNoWriMo Declaration


November is National Novel Writing Month. I haven’t successfully completed a NaNoWriMo since undergrad. For the past several years I’d pondered getting back into it, but for the most part I’ve been using the spirit of the event to get some writing done. I haven’t paid attention to the word count in years. Last year, […]

October 16, 2020

Restless Warrior, Wide-Eyed Wanderer


An enchanted moment, And it sees me through It’s enough for this restless warrior Just to be with you And can you feel the love tonight? It is where we are It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer That we got this far And can you feel the love tonight? How it’s laid to rest? It’s […]

July 26, 2020

Cartoon Brew Podcast


Since I mostly talk about animation over on my other site, Animation Complex, I forgot to post on here that I started producing a podcast for the animation news site, Cartoon Brew. The second episode launched today! In it, I interviewed the director and animation sup–Tony Cervone and Bill Haller–of the newest US animated feature, […]

May 20, 2020