Category Archives: technopeasant

Shhhh! I’m Working

I’ve got six graphic design projects going right now and most of them are paid work. I’m working on making way too many Christmas and birthday presents.

It is possible that in October I got a little overly ambitious about Christmas. I’ve made it so I’ll be working every night on hand crafts from now […]

The FrankenMac

This past May, Stephen asked me if I might want an older Mac laptop his company was retiring. I asked him how old the laptop was and what kind of prices they were asking. The price couldn’t be beat! It was missing the bottom cover but it was going for $2. He took the cover […]

Hello Internet! Did You Miss Me?

Yesterday through a series of events brought on by my sheer stupidity, my keyboard drank some apple juice. The irony of my mac keyboard drinking apple juice isn’t lost on me.

The prospect of cannibalism caused my keyboard to turn up its toes and die.

Yesterday morning I was working with a keyboard that didn’t […]

“I could smell the ozone in the kitchen.”

Hello, all. It’s probably always a bit alarming when I’m posting instead of Stephen or Misty. I just got off the phone with them, and they were having me help them figure out a recovery plan after a lightning strike hit the house. No fire, everything’s okay, the kids are fine.

The quote […]

Speculative Fiction Authors Considered As High School Students

Michael, thanks for coming. I wanted to give you a chance to see a number of our students before they know you are their new principal and have their guard up. You’re in luck: since it’s lunchtime, nearly all of our students are in the cafeteria.

Right through here, please. Sorry about the color scheme. I […]

Happy International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day

A while back, Howard V. Hendrix sounded off about people posting works for free online, calling people who do so “webscabs” and “Pixel-stained Technopeasant Wretch[es]”. Given that he’s the current VP of the SFWA, the organization for professional writers of science fiction and fantasy, and so many SFWA members have posted works for free online, […]