October 2012

Watching My Mouth

So an interesting dilemma has come to my attention recently: apparently I curse like a sailor.

Everybody knows this guy. He wrinkles his nose when Facebook comes up in conversation.  He makes a point of telling you first, that he hates Facebook, and second, that he […]

The Book is Out!

What a journey it’s been.  In a previous post I said I felt uniquely entitled to use the cliché that writing a novel is like climbing a mountain.  Well, if […]

Climbing a Mountain

Here’s a simile I think is far too common, and for that has lost some of its meaning: “Such and such is like climbing a mountain.”