Human Errors

Human Errors

I sometimes wind up in arguments with Creationists. I don’t go looking for them. But I am enough of a Besserwisser that when somebody’s wrong on the internet, I can’t always just walk past. What they often end up talking about is either irreducible...
Poverty leaves a mark

Poverty leaves a mark

As I write this, I have an undiagnosed upper respiratory infection and the cough that goes with it. Because of COVID-19 and *waves vaguely at the world* I’ve been isolating myself for just over a week now. We’ve had our lunches delivered, being careful to...

How to Dress after 40

There’s this notion that fashion is only for the young. A lot of the fashion advice, especially for older women and femme identifying people is about making yourself as unremarkable as possible. Wear neutral colors. Cardigans are your friends. And for goodness...
Trans authors you should know

Trans authors you should know

Back in 2015, when we were heading into Viable Paradise, one of my roommates, Kellan, and I were both querying novels. Mine turned out to need a rewrite, but Kellan’s book came out last Tuesday! The book is brilliant and doesn’t need any help from me, but...
Habit formation for fun and profit!

Habit formation for fun and profit!

Hi, my name is Nina and I’m addicted to habit formation. Given that you are here, once again reading up on my bullshit, I’m going to go ahead and assume that you are similarly afflicted. This year, since I’m using the Passion Planner, I’m also using their...
How visuals change the writing

How visuals change the writing

Last weekend we watched 6 Underground with my partner. It’s kind of a terrible movie. It’s Michael Bay at his most Michael Bayest – on steroids – directing a script by the Deadpool writers. Sometimes you can’t make out the action through...