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HTMLGIANT: New Orleans

Friday, October 24th, 2014

 

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It’s been more than an honor to be a part of HTMLGIANT for the past 3+ years, and I know I’m not alone when I say the site has been a huge part of my education for the past 6+. Believe it or not, I read the whole thing. Much love and respect to the amazing writers and individuals commenting, contributing, editing, and spamming. I hope to see you around very soon.

I also took some photos in New Orleans. Instead of throwing them on facebook, I thought I’d post them here. <3

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advice

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

What’s the worst piece of writing advice you’ve received? For me, it’s a tie between “write what you know” and “never get high on your own supply.”

2014 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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25 Points and anonymous reviews (300-500 words) should be sent to brooks [at] htmlgiant [dot] com.

 

Formal reviews (800-1500 words) should be sent to janice [at] htmlgiant [dot] com.

WTF Is Happening In My Shower?

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Inspired by Adam Robinson’s exegesis of his own shower (pleasure dome) and Melissa Broder’s shower (chant silo) peek-a-boo, here’s my shower: (more…)

OPEN LETTER TO HTMLGIANT

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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HOLD UP! DOes TARKOVSKY KNOW BTTER? is PARODY? POETS KNOW HOEW TO SKN AHOUSE? OYU WALUE UTUILITY? BrICK SQUaDDD

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

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A Question of Silence

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

“If glamour is involved, it’s not in the erotic sense of the word, but in its original sense: professional learning used and fashioned like occult power.”

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Saturday, September 21st, 2013

“The hardest thing of all, don’t you think, is not being able to say the word that’s coming.”

“What word?”

“Well, ‘butter,’ for example. Suppose I’m talking to you. I talk, talk, talk. Sentences, nothing but sentences. At a certain moment, I’m about to say ‘butter.’ I suddenly feel it. I was going to say it. I quickly say something else, fortunately. Because when you feel you’re going to say something, a word, ‘butter’ for example, even if you realize it just before saying it, your head was full of it beforehand willy-nilly. Your head was full of butter. You had to talk, talk, talk so that suddenly you could say ‘butter.’ But if you say it, hey presto, your head’s empty again, and you don’t know what to say next. It’s terrible when, what’s more, you realise that the person you’re talking to already knows that you’re going to say ‘butter’ or she is also thinking about it. Because then her head is also emmptied the moment you say ‘butter’ and you both stand there not knowing what to say next.”

[from Mahu, or, The Material by Robert Pinget]

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Grunion Run by Juliet Escoria

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Grunion Run by Juliet Escoria

#3: SELF-LOATHING
Video for “Grunion Run,” a story from Juliet Escoria’s collection BLACK CLOUD, due out in 2014 from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

Story originally published in full here.

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Monday, August 12th, 2013

J.D. Salinger drank his own urine–what do you think about that?