Category Archives: Brooklyn

Consider Revising

This semester, I submitted a short story that is so “inspired” by the end of of a certain game company startup that it barely qualifies as fiction. The main workshop feedback I got on it was: Makes no sense for … Continue reading

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Shanghaist and Gothamist Are Over

A week ago, reporters and editors in the combined newsroom of DNAinfo and Gothamist, two of New York City’s leading digital purveyors of local news, celebrated victory in their vote to join a union. On Thursday, they lost their jobs, … Continue reading

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Living in Boston is like a mini-New York. While New York is the city where you can get whatever you want, whenever you want it, Boston is the city that’s mostly closed on Sundays. Boston’s subways are also a mini-version of … Continue reading

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Every Flavour Perfumery

My trip to New York for IndieCade involved facemeeting some of my internet friends, and revisiting some favorite Manhattan places. This means a lovely wander around snowy St. Marks Place (thanks, ADigitalMagician!), and a black-and-white cookie, and a long walk through … Continue reading

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Not All YouTubers

Part of my work involves creating video content, managing the creation of video content from others, and building a friendly fan community around games, all for students ages 8-14. Sometimes, working on gaming videos really highlights how inappropriate and angry YouTube gamer culture can be. It ranges … Continue reading

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Rewards, Money, and Rare Items in Pixonic’s Robinson

How To Make Money in Pixonic’s Robinson You’ll need a lot of coins to complete missions, since they’ll all require you to buy animals, crops, buildings and so forth. Later on, you’ll want money to buy island decor to attract … Continue reading

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Editorial and Supernatural Adventures in ‘Ghost Train To New Orleans’

My cousin Andrea got me The Shambling Guide to New York City for Christmas, and I just loved it. Then I received an ARC of Ghost Train to New Orleans, the second book of Zoe and her adventures.  I like … Continue reading

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The Subway Bride

The Subway Bride is out! I’m really excited to share this one. You can read my story, and my amazing Southern author bio here.  I usually have a lot of trouble writing author bios, but not this time. The author … Continue reading

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“Alice In Tumblr-Land”

Tim Manley’s Alice in Tumblr-land: And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation tells the stories of fairy tale princesses and heroes, as twenty-somethings navigating relationships, friends, sex, careers and social media. The Tortoise and the Hare Facebook-stalk each other … Continue reading

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Lucha Tigre

Lucha Tigre is a new Latin / Asian fusion eatery on Chapel Hill’s Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard*, tucked into the Foster’s/Flyleaf stripmall. (Well, I’m saying it’s new, because whenever I mention it, I’m told that it used to be … Continue reading

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