When I was 8, I pushed my thumb into a dead bumblebee’s butt-dagger. It hurt like bloody hell, but I didn’t shed a tear. Under their cute, fuzzy, “we’re nicer than wasps” PR BS, bees are horrible, soulless insects filled with pain poison, ready to drain it into anyone that crosses their path. In India, they even … More 13 Sure-Fire Ways to Avoid Bees (or lessons from a 6 year old who got stung 27 times)
That’s what happens in the absurd novel I’m working on! CHAPTER 1 Bert Blaxon fidgeted with his glasses, something he always did when he was getting yelled at. He was worried, as usual, about losing his job. “Bert, come see me!” screeched Fernillipy from the other end of the office. Bert jogged from his desk … More What if you came home and your crippling debt had materialized into a fat, balding man, surfing infomercials from your couch?