D. Allen

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David Allen is a mathematician, graphic artist, writer, personal trainer, and video producer for-hire.  But, honestly, you'll be lucky if he blogs on any of these things.  He'll probably just tell you how his day is going (or how yours should be).

Potpourri (& perhaps some hidden flash fiction)

In which Dave, in the dearth of ideas for a cohesive blog post, enumerates some things which are on his mind.

1. Literally Comics

You may think that I'm cheating with my literally comics--that I'm sketching on the laurels of content already created on Twitter.  Well, OK, fair enough.  BUT, I'll have you know that reading through hundreds of tweets which are simply found by searching "literally" is hard work.  I think my brain is melting. 

PSA: No one is literally a meme, nor are they literally a vine video of white girls dancing.  Stop saying you are literally a vine video of white girls dancing.

2. Writing

I'm currently waiting for a few of my short stories to be rejected by potential publishers.  When rejection is complete, I'm thinking about serializing the stories here on my blog, which might be fun.  There is another short story, "In God We Trust" or "My Memoir," which is, in fact, not pending rejection.  It is, however, my least favorite thing I've written; and is terribly short.  So, to post it here feels like it would be cheating you a bit.

If you feel like being cheated, click here. 

And, after a hiatus from finishing my novel, I'm back on it.

3. Money

My wife works part-time teaching English.  And I work very part-time doing some design work.  Needless to say, we're still trying to figure out a more viable way for us to remain in France (hopefully in Toulouse, more specifically).  To this end, I decided to add a donations page to my site.  I have really enjoyed making comics for y'all, and wouldn't mind doing it more often if it became more profitable.  (OK, so I'll probably keep doing it even if it proves to not be).


(Photo Credit: Picture of Money from, appropriately, http://picturesofmoney.org)