I’ve got a chapbook being released through bird, buried press! The launch is this Saturday. (event link) It’s a selection from The Cyborg Anthology, which I’m still submitting to publishers. The chapbook will be available for purchase through the bird, buried press Etsy page. UPDATE: Some photos from the launch (below) and click here for … Continue reading Our Cyborg History
During my stint as a youth minister, we played an ongoing RPG where the teens were brought-back-to-life saints. I finally got around to compiling and editing so I can share it online. The Saint Clones RPG: A nefarious cleric has used ancient DNA to bring long-dead saints back to life. Since this process would be … Continue reading Table-top RPG for Youth Groups
The kids and I invented a magic school that exists in our house. I’m working on a larger project about the school, which I’ll share here when it’s done. In the meantime… Click here to take the sorting quiz.
You find some strange things sorting through store rooms and filing cabinets in old Anglican churches. Recently, I came across a decades old scrapbook with Bible stories for children glued into it. Instead of just recycling the crumbling book, I brought it home with the intention of cutting out the images for art projects. As I … Continue reading Out of Context Sunday School
There’s this app called WordLens that translates text in real time. You point your smartphone camera at words and it translates them on the screen. The app went crazy when I pointed at my Mum’s floor. There were flashing words everywhere. It’s magic!
Last night, the kids and I talked about poems and poetry readings. Then they folded some papers together and made their very first poetry chapbooks.
The younger kid turned three recently. I asked her what she wanted for her birthday. This was her list: A car with a girl driver A car with a boy driver A little ipod “just for me” A movie about a tiger Big sandals A blue hat ABC Candles A book called “96” The Secret … Continue reading Anything you want, you got it.
Here are two stories, one by Lindsay and one by Nicholas, both written for computer classes in grade three or five. I’ve preserved the grammar and spelling errors, WHICH IS DIFFICULT TO DO IN THE DAYS OF SPELLCHECK. Enjoy.