A Word from the Oh Crap Department

Ciarán finally has a surname. A Google search reveals that my character shares his name with a long-running UK soap opera character who was created a few years ago. Jackal character: Ciarán MacCarthyCoronation Street character: Ciaran McCarthy Head. Wall. Bang. I really like both the meaning (Ciarán means ‘little dark one’ and MacCarthy means ‘loving […]

Fiction General

Make Your Own Words

I saved this xkcd comic in my feed reader, knowing that it would eventually be discussed in this blog (be sure to read the alt text by letting your mouse hover over the image). While in junior high, I aspired to write a science fiction/fantasy trilogy. I am ashamed to admit that I peppered my […]