Raise Your Hand (or Other Appendage) if You’re Bummed About Tumblr

As you've probably heard--since the whole internet is talking about it--Tumblr is banning adult content. They have non-consensual "revenge" porn in mind and child sexual abuse. These are obviously worthy topics of concern and should be policed. But banning all adult content that includes "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples, and any content — including…

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When Fiction Matters

This is the classic conundrum, right? Is writing fiction a pointless endeavor, some kind of self-gratification equivalent to intellectual masturbation? I mean, I hope not. I think any author would aggressively defend against a statement like that. (Not to say, of course, that masturbation is a bad thing. I think it's pretty great, actually -…

it's ok I tell myself it's ok the narrative is still ok I tell myself the narrative is still ok I always want to approve of the narrativeI am always telling myself that I am doing the right thing it's ok to go to the movies because it fits into what I'm building it fits…