Apparently I’m too Sarcastic

Tweet So being funny isn’t bad enough. Apparently, in the eloquent words of a friend of a friend, I have reached “that awkward moment when your sarcasm is so advanced people actually think you’re stupid.” In college and just after, some of my best friends and I got to the point where we would get so incredibly dry in our humor and sarcasm that no one around us understood that we were, in fact, being sarcastic. You might wonder, how is this funny? Well, to be honest, it’s not. I mean, for us it was, but for everyone around us we just looked like either a pack of liars or a bunch of idiots. One of us would tell some girl in a group that he was ex-CIA or a monkey trainer or a botanist who developed a shoe-eating plant. The girl would...

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Apparently I’m too Hilarious

Tweet This seems to be a confusing statement, because how could you be TOO hilarious? Well it turns out that being funny is, in and of itself, confusing for people. The thing is that I write fantasy fiction, not comedies. There are parts of my books that are funny. I’ve been told people laugh out loud at parts of my books, and sometimes they’re even the parts they’re supposed to laugh at. The point is, that if I’m writing blogs with comics full of jokes and then writing epic fantasies that take place in my own world (a world that’s on the verge of a horrific collapse), well… people might get mixed signals. This is what I’m told is called “building a brand.” Basically I’ve been advised that if I keep up...

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Ten Necessities for the Zombie Apocalypse

Ten Necessities for the Zombie Apocalypse

Tweet So I was doing some twitter stalking (which isn’t nearly as fun as Facebook stalking) and stumbled on this blog by Kendragarden called Top 10 Things You Would Grab From Your House During A Zombie Apocalypse! I’m gonna take up Kendra’s challenge a month later for old time’s sake if nothing else, and I’ll pretend I’m back at my old place in the States. The rules are as follows: You have ten minutes to grab ten things. You have to leave your house! You don’t have to grab food, toiletries, [I’m adding] or ammunition MY ITEMS 1) Baseball bat – the metal kind, because I’m not having one of those wood suckers shatter on me with the first wave of zombies. It’s also a handy tool for breaking into...

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