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Mr. Rochester is the Worst

I’ve just reread and rewatched Jane Eyre. The more I read about Mr. Rochester, the less I like him. How do I loathe him? Let me count the ways: He locked his wife in the attic for fifteen years. Need I go on? Yes, I do actually. If she wasn’t mad before, being trapped in …

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My Goals for 2022

It’s almost 2022, somehow, so I wanted to share some of my big, huge, audacious goals for this year. If I don’t share them with anyone, I think I’m less likely to accomplish them. So let’s start with the goals related to writing–the core part of this website–and go from there. Writing goals This year, …

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Deprived of Tragedy: Romeo and Juliet, Game of Thrones, and the Audacity of Hope

I’ve discovered a new form of self-harm, which involves watching old clips of tv shows I used to love. It put me in a funk, and not the uptown kind. The worst depression came from this clip: For those of you who never watched Game of Thrones (don’t), the woman in armor is Brienne of …

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Adventures in Translation

I have been experimenting with DeepL, A.I. translation software used by authors like Joanna Penn. It’s apparently a good way to get a rough draft of a translation, though it does need to be reviewed by human eyes before publication. I’d really like to translate a few of my books when I get a larger …

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