Monthly Archives: September 2011

Conversing on the Internet

Note: this is part two of a two part post. So if it feels a bit like you’re coming in mid-way, there’s a reason for that. My previous post discussed how online conversations often devolve into contests over who has … Continue reading

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Arguing on the Internet

Note: This is part one of a two part post. Apparently I have a lot to say on this topic… The week of Speak Out With Your Geek Out was a lot of fun—there were articles (and videos and songs … Continue reading

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Geeklings Speak Out

In honor of Speak Out With Your Geek Out, my kids decided to write their own posts about some of their favorite things. My son, age 9, wrote about some of his favorite games. He’s an avid game player; he … Continue reading

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Books

Yesterday I geeked out about my literary Guilty Pleasures. Today I want to speak out about some books I don’t feel even vaguely guilty about liking! Most of them are still fun escapism, but they’re books that I think are … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures

Thanks to my English degrees, teaching experience, and career as an editor, it should be no surprise that I’m a big ol’ book geek. A room in our house is dedicated to books, yet even that isn’t nearly room enough … Continue reading

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Cross Stitch Geeking

I’m a cross stitch geek. I like stitching—I have tons of patterns and materials and boxes full of cool projects I’ve started. My fingers start to twitch if I haven’t stitched for awhile. Whenever I’m sitting still (watching TV, around … Continue reading

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Story Geek

I’m a pretty classic geek in a lot of ways. For goodness’ sake, my day job is editing roleplaying game books! My husband writes for roleplaying games and is usually GMing and/or planning a game. I have a small collection … Continue reading

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Speaking about Geeking

Every time we walk into the exhibitors’ hall at GenCon—huge, bright, loud, colorful, overwhelming to the senses—Clark and I remember what our friend Shivam Bhatt said to us one year. He looked around, soaking it all in with a huge … Continue reading

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