True Story: Katy Fights with DALL-E 2 (AI Art Generator)

So I’ve been experimenting with AI art lately. Mostly I use it for brainstorming and visualization (and also just for fun). I will never use it as a replacement for real illustrators for ethical reasons and also because… well, you’ll see why shortly. My most recent experiment in character portraits produced some results too hilariousContinue reading “True Story: Katy Fights with DALL-E 2 (AI Art Generator)”

Legend Haven provides a safe space for nerds on Black Friday.

Nothing scares me more than crowded shopping malls. Crime? No. Disease? No. The collapse of civilization? Nope. It’s crowded shopping malls that freak me out. Which is why I am going to spend Black Friday online with a bunch of other introverted nerds at Legend Haven 2022. It’s a free conference for fiction writers withContinue reading “Legend Haven provides a safe space for nerds on Black Friday.”

Short Story: A Mid-death Crisis

Happy Halloween! The night was black, the wind howled, and Stacey was home alone. She was a curvy, gorgeous, seventeen-year-old blonde and the envy of every other cheerleader at Cherry Creek High. She only drank diet Coke and always used a straw to avoid smearing her lipstick. On that particular night, she was taking aContinue reading “Short Story: A Mid-death Crisis”

Thursday Limerick: Random Research

A scientist applied for some grants, So she could teach bugs to wear pants. But she was denied, And the reason supplied: It is impractical to dress ants. This experiment raises important questions like when making pants for insects, do you add four or six leg holes? I’m thinking maybe the first set of legsContinue reading “Thursday Limerick: Random Research”