NaPoGenMo 2017

I found out about NaPoGenMo halfway through April, and decided to do something throwaway and quick for it, unlike my last couple of NaNoGenMo efforts, which have taken much more effort than the end results justified. (I found out about it on Mastodon but that's a story for another blog …

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Annales: Details

This was the first time I submitted a NaNoGenMo entry which aimed at being readable, in contrast to my previous efforts, Everywhere Dense and Neuralgae, which were really abstract. Annales is a generated parody of a very ancient genre, the chronicle, which tells history as a sequence of reigns, deaths …

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The Stepwise Palace

In 2013 I wrote and published an eighty-one-verse poem in Spenserian stanzas on FSVO. It started as an affectionate parody of the works of writers like Erasmus Darwin, who in the eighteenth century enthusiastically boosted the natural sciences in poems which are now long unread. It grew into something a …

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