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And the Nominees are . . .

I love this time of year. Don’t you? No, not the holidays–although of course I love the holidays; who doesn’t love the holidays? NeuroticScroogeGrinch. It’s the frenzied nomination period that I love. Earlier this month I was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for my story “The Shoes, the Girl and the Waves that Washed Them […]

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Flying Home for the Holidays

I’m packing. Not much, since I have clothes, mouthwash and reading material at my parents’. In fact, let’s say I’m not packing. All I need is my passport, my e-ticket and my wallet. The carry-on bag is just for show. It’s good that it’s so light, though: Due to my shoulder injury, I can’t lift […]

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Pain is the Uncle of Invention

Hi Pretty IMBO readers! We’ve worked out a way for me to continue my blog while my shoulder is healing. I can’t work two-handed on the computer, but I can write long-hand with my right hand.. Everything I write for the next couple of months will be transcribed by a text recognition program. This is […]

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Pain in the Rotator Cuff of the Broad-Smiling Boy

Who would have known writing a blog post could be painful? Right now–so I won’t forget this in ten years–writing this blog post is shooting waves of pain through my collarbone. I just rubbed my neck muscles for a few minutes to ease the pain, but as soon as I started writing again, the pain […]

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Call for Submissions — >Language >Place Blog Carnival

In January, I’ll be hosting Edition 13 of the >Language >Place Blog Carnival! The theme this time is Humor, and I’m looking forward to blog post submissions from lots of my hysterical friends (in the humorous sense of hysterical of course, but I’ll take submissions from my seriously wacked out friends as well). We all […]

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