Author Archives: tessarnold2

About tessarnold2

I'm a writer, a student, and someone generally crazy enough to think other people will be interested in his deranged thoughts.

Bullying and Children…

Been a bit of news about bullying lately… Thought I’d weigh in. So, recently a video went viral of a kid here in Tennessee, making an emotional plea for people to stop bullying. If you’ve spent any time on Twitter … Continue reading

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NANOWRIMO 2017: The Wrap Up

Ok, admittedly this title would make more sense if I had done more than one Nanowrimo post. Mea culpa. To answer the big question first: No. I did not manage to write 50k words of a novel in the month … Continue reading

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Not Dodging the Question

It’s NaNoWriMo, and I should be working on my novel project, but the mass shooting in Texas and the resulting responses to it have been occupying too much of my brain power. So, let’s talk about guns. No, not mental … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo 2017 update 

So, doing Nanowrimo this year. I’ll be updating here periodically. Right now, because progress is almost never linear, I stand at 1,000 words. I’m short of the word count so far, but I’m prone to writing for 5-8k word sessions, … Continue reading

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Is This Thing On?

Hiya. Been a while. How have you been? Can’t recall the last time I posted something here. Thought I’d drop in, for a minute, and remedy that. I remember, some long time ago, having a goal of posting here at … Continue reading

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Updatery: Been a Minute

Hi, Yeah, I’ve been absent from these pages for a while. Been a little busy. Thought I’d share an update. The Wife and I bought a house, back in the middle of August. We’re still unpacking. We’re also both first-time … Continue reading

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Putting the Civil back in Civilization: Violence

If we’re going to talk about a civil society we’re going to have to have a proper discussion about violence. What do I mean by “proper”? Well, for one thing, no fucking glad-handing. None of this, “Gee, in a civilized … Continue reading

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