I updated the Katexic WORD archive to include a half-dozen new pieces, including the latest, which is, if not the best piece I've done, certainly one of the most important to me and my community, still (always) reeling from loss. → Read and/or listen: katexic.com/kuac/

“sing-song wind-wounds” — The latest |k|atexic clippings newsletter — is out! Featuring: canorous sounds, bad sex writing, IFcomp winners, Uighurs, speciesism, paper art, a dance tutorial, &c. → katexic.com/announcements/news

@tellio Thx for the pointer. I don't have the book (yet), but I found this great video of Dicks that includes this technique: youtube.com/watch?v=x7p329Z8MD -- related: the audio series "Storytelling School with Matthew Dicks" soundcloud.com/thegist/sets/st

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@tbeckett do you similarly object to verbs such as drink, train, dress, contact, etc? Is it ok if verbs become nouns, like...fight? :)

Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance. ← James Baldwin →

“Yaas im-bro-glio” – the latest Katexic Clippings newsletter – is hitting email inboxes right now, featuring: contretemps, yasmin williams, black twitter, baking bros, matthew shlian, bird conspiracies, &c. → katexic.com/announcements/news

@Alonealastalovedalongthe "Stories CANNOT be fundamentally ambigious." -- except for, well, the whole strand of fiction where ambiguitiy's not a problem: Barthelme, Coover, Dick, (Jane) Bowles, Acker, Barth, Saunders, etc. It's not as broad a vein as various genre categories but it's pretty deep?

This seems fitting to share here → We need an internet of unmonetisable enthusiasms: wired.co.uk/article/obsessive-

@chrisaldrich How are you creating your posts that compile hypothes.is annotations, such as: boffosocko.com/2018/11/28/expl - have you figured out some automation or ?

@Downes @bryanalexander @sleslie

That makes me think I'm unclear on differences in the timelines here. Or maybe it's a settings thing? I see no difference in what the main timelines (home, tweets/toots and tweets/toots+replies) show here or on Twitter.

@Downes @bryanalexander @sleslie How much of that is simply a matter of scale (how different would Mastodon be for you if you had 9000 followers here)?

"Insight," he said, "is almost always a rearrangement of fact." ← Caroline Knapp, Drinking: A Love Story →

@clintlalonde that caught my eye too. Seems like the kind of thing that is inevitable and unstoppable.

…This illness sharpens everything…

|n|otabilia 468 ⁂ Meena Alexander ⁂ ktxc.to/nbts

…My god,
I thought, my whole life I've been under her
raincoat thinking it was somehow a marvel
that I never got wet…

|n|otabilia 467 ⁂ Ada Limón ⁂ "The Raincoat" || ktxc.to/nbts

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