final countdown

And that’s why strangers are dangerous and everyone ended up pregnant and got STDs and on welfare and also, arrested and their lives were awful forever. Continue reading

she talks to angels

He shared stories of death and the beauty that can come as the last tendrils of life fade out into the skies of loss… Continue reading


…I wanted to tell her that investing in popularity carries with it the same amount of safety and stability as investing one’s life’s savings on the stock market. Highs and highs and devastating losses. Continue reading

and i don’t wanna miss a thing

I assured them that I’m not a psycho axe murderer, or well, any kind of axe murderer at all.
I think they feel good having that clarified. Continue reading

hello, darlings

I’m pretty much positive that my belief that I’m actually learning Icelandic is very, very wrong, and I’m going to get there and I’m just going to sound like the Sweedish Chef. Continue reading

It came from the swamp

I once ate a live snail, picked straight from the swamp. We should stop talking about it because now I’ve got that terrible feeling that a snail lives inside me all over again… Continue reading

Don’t worry, I’m still here!

Hey! I miss you guys! Don’t worry—I haven’t gone missing! I’ve just been really, really busy! Broken As I Am is on the market, along with its predecessor, In Spite of All the Damage. Sales have been steady and the work … Continue reading

tada! how awesome was that?!

An amazing thing happened on Friday—a week ahead of when I’d expected to be holding my latest book, Broken As I Am, I got a text from Michael at Essence, telling me that my book was, right at that very minute, … Continue reading