Author Archives: lucy

more wisdom from the bachelor

How the worst possible thing that can happen in that parable-land of american culture is: awkward. How things feeling awkward = abort abort abort. How much effort into reducing possible awkward. How horribly this maps onto our real life culture … Continue reading

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two bullet points

I really wish that every non-right-wing or bible newspaper would have a regular column reporting the reporting that so much of the country receives as news. I am really worried b/c I have a piece coming out in Harpers derived … Continue reading

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election

just wondering if the way that pop-country-white-man singers seem to win “the voice” all the time tells us anything about the current electorate. keep thinking of other things to write besides my book.  

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post election apoc

It took me this long to deactivate facebook. that is all I am saying about my own small idiocy right now.

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tweets

some tweets I wrote for apocalypse paperback release: I had the sense I’d live forever so I married her believing there’d be time once she was gone. We all agreed to the terms of service She stuffed the fluffiest item … Continue reading

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miss

working on my book. have yet to figure out how to work on book while paying attention to my job. it’s so all or nothing. plus not very well. posting in the interest of making a record of making a … Continue reading

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architecture

look! I’m part of architecture. Too bad I can’t get it to upload not blurry.  

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speculative design

Been paying a little attention to current trends in “upscale” “luxury” housing designs. Wandered around some model homes in a new california development. Now in all the master bathrooms (master bathrooms!  master!) there is no sign of a toilet— the … Continue reading

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that felt great

Now– just this morning– when I worried about one focalization in the book depicting in a is-it-synchronous-or-is-it-convenient way that has plagued me, I thought “that’s just how this book is”– like for the first time maybe–

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newness

so much fear that I will write something and it will be read as if I wrote it because I thought no one had thought of that before. I never think that, for the record. but I do often write … Continue reading

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