Monthly Archives: March 2013

Like A Barrel Of Metaphors

Okay, today we are going to talk about metaphors and similes, together*. Metaphors and similes are a powerful part of your writing, because they help build up the feeling the reader has about your work by associating your characters, settings, … Continue reading

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I Think You Can

Over FWA, I was approached with the following question: Did I think that people were born with the talent to write, or did I think anyone could become a writer with enough work? Well, those of you who know me … Continue reading

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Prop 8 and DOMA Arguments In 10 Minutes

… courtesy of Courtney Milan, romance author and lawyer and, it turns out, pretty funny lady. She puts the oral arguments on the Prop 8 case and the DOMA case into normal-person-speak for our reading pleasure. Will gay marriage cause … Continue reading

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NFL Player Considering Coming Out…

As reported on SI.com. There’s really no other news. Of course, nobody knows who it is.

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A Collection of Links on Same-Sex Marriage

With Prop 8/DOMA being heard by the Supreme Court this week, there are a bunch of people writing things on same-sex marriage. There is the previously-mentioned column by Scott Fujita, NFL linebacker. Author John Scalzi talks Ohio politics. Meanwhile, another … Continue reading

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More Acceptance In Football

Scott Fujita joined the other NFL players who signed their names to a brief to the Supreme Court in favor of same-sex marriage, and here he writes about his family’s experiences with racial intolerance (including the birth of his father … Continue reading

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New Story Up

I have posted a new story for y’all: Regretrospective. The term was coined back at Furry Fiesta two years ago or so by Rikoshi and Zapnut and maybe some others, and I completely did not give them credit for it, … Continue reading

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FWA Recap

Furry Weekend Atlanta moved to a new hotel this year, but kept the same awesome staff, and put on a good con again. Good points first: the dealer’s room ran as smoothly as I’ve ever seen one run. It was … Continue reading

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Equality Support from North Carolina

I have stuff to write about FWA, and a posting to make about believing you can write, but I have told Dev and Lee I will spend the day with them because they need it today, poor fellas. So here … Continue reading

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FWA Schedule Update!

I forgot one panel in the list I posted previously: one of my favorite ones! Rukis and I will be reprising our popular “Sex in Storytelling” panel Friday at 9:30, right before my “Gay Fandoms” panel. So here’s the complete … Continue reading

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