Currently, there is a theme going around the indie circuit regarding the ‘deus ex machina’ plot device and the frowning upon of such simplistic usages… Basically, this is the meaning: a Latin calque from Greek ἀπὸ μηχανῆς θεός (apò mēkhanês theós), meaning “god from the machine”. The term has evolved to mean a plot device whereby… Continue reading Friday Frazzles
I suffer from this quite regularly, when thrust into the limelight of social interaction. To me, people are confusing, like I’m looking at them through fog or maybe a warped windowpane? I don’t get small-talk about the weather. What’s up with that? I don’t really talk about my kids much. It’s not that I don’t… Continue reading Discombobulated!
I think the answer is, probably…Actually, scratch that…Yes. Yes, I am!! I must be to put myself through the agonizing self-doubt that comes with hammering my way out of the mould others use to confine me. And defining me with society’s predisposed expectations. I want to be an author. I love to write. Wait! I am an author. Right?… Continue reading Am I Crazy?