Monthly Archives: April 2009

Short story

Hooray! My friend, famous author Peta has published a story in an online journal. Here it is: http://sfwp.org/archives/380

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Animal Protagonists

My writing challenge for today is to actually write something for my blog rather than posting a link or a picture. Hmm. Let’s see now. Well I went to a talk this past Monday by Maria Tatar, author of Enchanted … Continue reading

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Another comic

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New Blog Title

In honor of my new blog title (Monkey Poop: A Weblog of Unparalleled Eloquence), I have composed an excellent story which readers will enjoy and reflect upon for years to come. Once upon a time, in a deep, dark jungle, … Continue reading

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book reviews on Goodreads.com

So someone recently complained that I don’t review any books for adults (why does “adult books” have such a different connotation than books for adults?) on my blog. Actually, I have posted some adult book reviews online, just not on … Continue reading

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An Awesomelicious Article

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2009/04/19/special_sauces/ This article talks about adding emphasis to words by appending suffixes to them. I have to admit I have never heard of adding “-sauce” to a word and am not sure I like it, but I do use some … Continue reading

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Ancient Roman Literary Culture

A fascinating essay from the New York Times.

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Umm…what a great idea?

A bookcase/coffin! I’ve been wondering what to do with mine.

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Insert cute lolcats lingo here

Here’s what happens if you leave drawers open in my house (crappy cell phone photo):

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Shakespeare Had Roses All Wrong : NPR

Another intriguing news clip from NPR: Shakespeare Had Roses All Wrong

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