Posts tagged "WritRams"
Santa's Naughty & Nice List for Me and My Twitter Friends

Santa’s Naughty & Nice List for Me and My Twitter Friends

I wanted to give a shout-out to my Twitter friends simply because we are all involved in an ongoing effort to take over the world, to connect with infinite others, to write endlessly, to broadcast (or podcast), and to sharpen one another like so many infomercial knives that can cut through shoes. In light of...
Now at Prime Parents Club: CTJ’s Review of Stephin Merritt's "Obscurities" LP

Now at Prime Parents Club: CTJ’s Review of Stephin Merritt’s “Obscurities” LP

Fresh out of my brain’s oven is my Prime Parent Club review of Stephin Merritt’s new B-sides compilation, Obscurities. Here’s an excerpt, and if you like what you read, click here to read the whole dad-blasted thing. I promise it’s fun! Stephin Merritt has a way of clinging to my brainstem as though it’s a...
CTJ Designs Inexplicable "Sock Monkeys Licking Wallpaper" Graphic for WritRams.com

CTJ Designs Inexplicable “Sock Monkeys Licking Wallpaper” Graphic for WritRams.com

My friend Jackie asked me to draw “sock monkeys licking wallpaper,” and since there was a paycheck involved, I didn’t ask any questions. It was like working for the mafia. I sketched the basic image out at a meeting during work (as always), and then created about 3 different drafts of the final graphic at...
Now at Prime Parents Club: CTJ's Review of Rubblebucket's "Omega La La" LP

Now at Prime Parents Club: CTJ’s Review of Rubblebucket’s “Omega La La” LP

My review of Rubblebucket’s new LP, Omega La La, is now posted on the Prime Parents Club Web site. Check it out here. I will be publishing a bimonthly music review column on this site called Somewhere Over the Audio Rainbow. A Teaser for You … Thanks to Rubblebucket, my daughter Evie will hear rainbows long...
An Accidental Lesson in Quantum Mechanics: Tripping Over the Twitterverse

An Accidental Lesson in Quantum Mechanics: Tripping Over the Twitterverse

While parallel universes belong to the realm of quantum mechanics, I happened to stumble upon one myself this year without any scientific know-how whatsoever: The Twitterverse. Yes, I have discovered the miracle of Twitter. I, who referred to Twitter as the utmost example of Western cultural decline as recent as August of 2010, have become...
Work-in-Progress #1: Rainy Day Rainbow Shampoo

Work-in-Progress #1: Rainy Day Rainbow Shampoo

Author: Jacqueline Wilson (http://www.writrams.com/) Illustrations: Chad Thomas Johnston Coming to an eBook shelf near you at a yet-to-be-determined date.
Guest Blog by WritRams: "Senior Surfing"

Guest Blog by WritRams: “Senior Surfing”

Hello readers! I know my posts have been scarce lately, as I have been fine-tuning and finalizing my manuscript. I suppose it is worth it for me to neglect my blog for a bit so I can give my manuscript to my agent and (fingers crossed) get published. For real. A book with a jacket...