Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a Southern transplant from New Orleans, by way of San Antonio,
by way of Boston. Basically I've most everywhere except the
Only my mom's family all lives in the mid-west, so I spent a lot of
time growing up there.
So basically I've lived everywhere but the Pacific Northwest.
And Alaska and Hawaii.
Although I've visited Hawaii.
What I’m doing with my life
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I put words in orders that no one has ever put them in before.
Sometimes I read words in new and exciting orders and let people
know if they're good or not.
Sometimes I even sell new (or old) orders of words bound in
That's one of the most exciting things about writing that was
pointed out to me long ago. It's words in an order that no one has
put them in ever before. Even a lousy first draft is an uncharted
I think that's kind of cool.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking. Seriously. I make the best gumbo in the entire city. I'll
go head to head with in an Iron Chef battle -- that sounds like a
Just don't ask me to bake. Baking is a mountain I'm still learning
to climb. Lots of room for error.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm basically Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy in terms of
body-type. Only really talkative.
Also, not a tree.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I'm bad at favorites. I collect favorites things like I collect
friends. So new tactic for this list: I'm going to list an all time
favorite and recent favorite I loved.
All-time favorite: Stephen King's IT
Recent favorite: The Golem and the Jinni
All-time favorite: Ghostbusters
Recent favorite: Guardians of the Galaxy
All-time favorite: Cowboy Bebop
Current favorite: Scandal, although I'm not sold on the President
as a character.
All-time favorite: Dave Bruebeck
Current favorite: Betty Who
All-time favorite: Earthbound
Current favorite: Mirror's Edge. I just took up parkour and thought
I'd see how it translated.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. Tea. I don't drink coffee, but I drink leaf-juice by the bucket
2. Podcasts and audible. The only way to do housework and navigate
our fair city's traffic patterns.
3. America's Test Kitchen. I have many sources of cooking
knowledge, but they're the well I go back to most frequently. Plus,
a friend of mine works there!
4. My Roku box. You can watch everything that's on the internet on
6. Long exploratory walks/runs/bike rides/drives
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Dreams. Half-formed story ideas. Adventures. What I should cook for
my next party.
What's going on in that building. Or in that empty field. What's
the story behind a grave or a plaque or a piece of architecture
that makes no sense.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Friday -- the night of a million possibilities. Hosting a party
(game nights a specialty) catching a movie (blockbuster, indie,
outdoor picnic in a graveyard), taking in a lecture, or going on a
Fridays aren't really a Netflix day for me. I do watch a lot of
Netflix over the week though. Especially Sundays. Sundays are good
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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A side effect of having very eclectic music tastes, especially
growing up, is that I have purchased things that, in retrospect,
I'm a little ashamed of.
Like a Creed CD.
You should message me if
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