Can an Autistic Person Legitimately Become a Writer?

Of course disabled people can do whatever they want to.  Rah,rah disabled rights.  Okay, done? Seriously though, writing is supposed to be based in truth, right?  Even the most preposterous fantastic premise must be based on the human experience, it must have internal cohesion or it becomes pointless. So you write from what you know.  … Continue reading Can an Autistic Person Legitimately Become a Writer?

I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 4

This may (emphasis on the word may) make more sense if you start with part 1 first then part 2 etcetera. First a little back tracking.  I may not have given an accurate account of the Literary Dinner.  The food was magnificent, the company scintillating, it would have been a phenomenal night except for this one … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 4

I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 3

Despite your misgivings I actually use the same numbering system as humans, so read part 1 first then part 2 etcetera. So I survived The Literary Dinner and Gavin had called and was in the car outside.  Actually I had sent him a message to come in when he got there and join us for … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 3

I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 2

Don't read this if you haven't read Part 1. I was going to see my hero that evening. First I got involved decorating the room, after some general lifting and putting down, actually I played the girl card and some volunteer workers from the local prison scheme did it for me, I was supposed to … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 2

I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 1

I have been talking to lots of real humans lately.  So at the moment I feel like a juggler whose thrown a dozen eggs in the air, I have realised that having lost sight of them I will not be able to catch them and I am just waiting for them to splatter before I … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 1

50 Words, 2nd Person, Future Tense, Ta-Dah!

Too late! You will think "juvenile", you will keep reading. Creaking, bangs, a hum,you will hear, but dismiss them "background noise". Someone behind you?  Old trick, but you will look. The room will feel colder,  just for a moment.  You will feel a brief chill! You will begin to type...     2nd person & … Continue reading 50 Words, 2nd Person, Future Tense, Ta-Dah!

Man Concussion

Don't blame me, he said it.  "I have man concussion like man flu!" You know how when a woman gets concussion she reassures the kids and gets on with it (actually I was nicer & got more done because I was confused); men use their baby has a boo-boo voice and need someone to cut the … Continue reading Man Concussion

The Aftermath

So  had a few meetings last week and I need to have a lot more but I thought I was okay then it hit.  This is what I wrote yesterday as I was calming down in the afternoon. Gavin was leaving to take the girls to their Drama class; final instructions yelled at the two … Continue reading The Aftermath

I Reblogged, Is That Okay?

I finally did it.  What finally pushed me over the edge was Opinionated Man over at Harsh Reality and many other older, well established, popular bloggers suggesting it was wrong not to do so. So what were my insane issues: Stealing: Using other people's hard work & talent to improve the content of my blog. … Continue reading I Reblogged, Is That Okay?

Biting the Hand That Feeds Us!

I have written a letter I plan to send to some local politicians.  To understand it Centrelink is our Social Security benefits agency, and NDIA is a new system for funding disabled people.  Autism is impossible to explain. Just a note I have met one person that defrauded Social Security; he was probably a Sociopath, … Continue reading Biting the Hand That Feeds Us!