Sep 2

For anyone who worries that they can’t be a writer because they don’t have the proper Artistic Writerly Temperament, I’d like to point out that Edgar Rice Burroughs, the guy who created both John Carter and Tarzan, took up writing because it payed better than what he was already doing and he was certain he could write better than 90% of the dreck that he read.

Sep 2

how to make money by writing hokey selfpub romance: a (nearly) complete guide



so a pal of mine who wishes to remain anonymous asked me for advice re: what to write for maximum selfpub sales, how to go about it, tips and tricks, that sort of thing. their first book took a few weeks to write, has only been out for a few days, and is already in the top 2,000 500 selling books on all of amazon right now, so i count that as a success!

i’m going to share my tactics with all of you because it’s entirely replicable and all of you are better writers than i am, so there’s no reason why you can’t smash it out of the fucking park too

this assumes you already know the basics of writing and all that jazz, and don’t find it too hard to write 30-50k stories. okay? okay. here goes!

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*pokes snout out of cobwebbed burrow*

*blinks grumpily*

NGL, I’m hella intrigued by this prospect. Reblogging for future reference.

*spies hapless insect within striking range*


Sep 2


The way some people freak out about pumpkin spice stuff coming back you’d think it’s a rare drug from a desert planet or something…

Sep 2



My Solid/Miller ship song is “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High”. This conversation was long overdue.

So what are your headcanons about drug addicted miller during his time with solid?? Did he drag the poor boy into this??

I don’t think Snake is as bad as Miller, but it’s canon that he drank too much during his time in Alaska, and while I don’t see him as an addict per se, I can see occasional drug use being one of his shitty coping mechanisms, especially if it’s on offer.

I’m not sure what’s sadder: Snake getting wrecked at Miller’s house before banging him on the couch, or Snake taking two sleeping pills and crawling into bed with his dogs.

Sep 2

My Solid/Miller ship song is “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High”. This conversation was long overdue.

Sep 2

thatkindoffangirl replied to your post: Talking about drug addict!Miller, mmm….

What did it say

It wasn’t as interesting as hoped. Consumer Report basically concluded that opioids like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin were over-prescribed, especially for chronic pain sufferers who might develop a dependence, and for whom they might not even be the most effective choice. They also disagreed with the FDA’s recent approval of Zohydro ER because, like old-formula OxyContin, it’s easy to crush for recreational use.

They also talk about acetaminophen a bunch, but that’s not relevant to our interests.

Sep 2

Talking about drug addict!Miller, mmm. This is why I bought that Consumer Report with the article about pain pill misuse in the US.

Sep 2


BTW Ocelot being two years older than Kaz totally means he brings that thing up all the time even when it does not make sense

2 years is amazingly close in terms of age for MGS. Like, the only other ship I can think of with less of an age gap is Solid/Liquid, and that’s because they shared a freaking womb.

Sep 2



kaz is

eleven years younger than bb


Oooo, I thought it was ten years. Even better.

But yeah, why do you think they make my penchant for age gap daddy issue ships kick into overdrive?

Sep 2

So, apparently, they’re researching whether or not Tramadol can be used at a treatment for premature ejaculation, and I’m like, dude! That’s a prescription opioid! Doesn’t that seem like, I dunno, overkill? To deal with your hair trigger dick?