Fabulist Rabbit Holes

Jay Bushman
from Jay Bushman: Writer, Enterprising Fabulist, and Author of "NOVEL ADVICE: Practical Wisdom for Your Favorite Literary Characters"
Created 15 Oct 2020
  • Camp Calamity
    17 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    When I was a kid, my parents sent me and my sister away to sleep away camp for a few years, to a place in Westchester County New York called "Camp Hemlock." As a bookish, indoor kid with an overactive...
  • Change of Address
    23 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    I'm back from my trip east, which turns out to be exactly what was needed to bring this whole ghastly pandemic* period to a close (and don't you get any ideas, Delta variant!) Fourteen months later, w...
  • The Ballad of Nicky and Alf
    14 May 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    As the world opens back up again, many things that have been on pause are beginning again, and I'm finally going to be able to fly home next month. On June 6th we'll be holding a belated funeral/unvei...
  • Evan Chan Lives
    14 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    I have a plan. Plane tickets are being purchased. Schedules are being drawn up. I'm going to be heading back east at the beginning of June, to finally see my mother and sister, and to have a belated s...
  • Shoulder Acting
    31 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    One of the most useful things I've learned in this journey into ADHD is that I've spent a good chunk of my life self-generating anxiety as a focusing mechanism. Ade @ADHDelaide Most late diagnosed ADH...
  • Generically Atypical
    10 Mar 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    I was diagnosed with Auditory Processing Disorder and ADHD towards the end of 2019. As I immersed myself in reading and listening to as much related media as I could, I found that the most useful reso...
  • My Brain Hurts
    25 Feb 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Those You Find, Those You Lose In 1991, after my first year of college at The George Washington University, I stayed in DC for the summer. I’d just decided that instead of studying political science, ...
  • Uncorrected Personality Traits
    08 Feb 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Happy February. We’re a bit more than a month away from the one year anniversary of the pandemic shutdown, and to be honest I don’t have any jokes to make about it. There have been a lot of stories th...
  • Can You Reopen If You Never Really Closed?
    28 Jan 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Greeting from Los Angeles, which is either at Threat Level Red, the center of the pandemic in the United States with a skyrocketing death toll, air quality rules suspended to allow for extra cremation...
  • Fail Hydra
    13 Jan 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Hi! How are you? What’s new? Nothing? Good to hear! I’m really enjoying all the peace and quiet, these days, aren’t you? *sigh* I may have to change the name of this newsletter, because no storyworld ...
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