It’s been quite awhile since the last update, but I swear I have a reasonable excuse this time!
During the four months since I last posted, I started a new job (as a contracted copywriter) and wrote a book (another academic tome which I’ll post more about as publication nears, many moons from now), so I’ve been busy!
In fact, I’ve got to finish up the first draft of the book, so I’m still in the realm of way-too-busy, but I didn’t want to let this lack of updates get so out of hand I’d never get to them all. Since I have been so snowed under with the one-two punch of the new day job and working on the book, I’ve only had time to write reviews (and a preview piece or two) for the Austin American-Statesman in the past few months, so without further ado here’s a list of them:
This is just a quick update to note that I was excited to recently be a guest on the wonderful Tech Blog Writer Podcast, hosted by the smart, charming, and insightful Neil C. Hughes (who’s also a bit of a magical engineer, because I can listen to my voice here without hating it)!
It’s refreshing to post an update after only a few weeks, because there’s only some select, exciting new pieces to post.
First, here’s my latest work of cultural critique for the fabulous Sightlines journal. This one focuses on the ability of stories to sustain us and keep us strong, in the context of this year’s blockbuster summer movies: