Author Archives: David S. Atkinson

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...

Crossing “Coming to America” With “The Matrix”

I had an odd thought today. I thought of a way to cross Coming to America with The Matrix. I call it Coming to the Matrix. Take a look: Neo goes into a restaurant. You listenin’? Neo goes into a … Continue reading

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Half Hiding From The Blog Chain

There’s a blog chain going around right now where writers share details about their writing process. Part of this involves tagging other writers who are then supposed to be carrying on the chain. I’ve seen multiple people sending out general … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Things To Say About Boy Stuck In Claw Machine

I’m sure someone has told you about this already, but some three year old in Lincoln, Nebraska got away from his mother, wandered into a bowling alley, and climbed inside one of those toy claw machines. Granted, I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Have You Checked Out Lit Demon Yet?

Have you checked out Lit Demon yet? If not, and you’re a writer, you probably should. It’s a new online writers’ resource and workshop hub. They’re even going to be doing live online readings soon. All kinds of stuff. Just … Continue reading

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I Feel Strangely Comforted By Switching Back To Mr. Coffee

I sometimes find it odd the things that end up comforting me. Sometimes they make sense, and sometimes they do not. My coffee machine, made by some manufacturer I cannot remember and may never have heard of before, broke. I … Continue reading

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“The Garden Of Good And Evil Pancakes” Is Now On Sale!!!!

It’s published! The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes is now published an on sale! Get your copy here at amazon!!!!

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Book trailer for “The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes!”

The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes is almost, but not quite, ready to drop. Soon, very soon. Until then, why not check out the book trailer AE Stueve put together for the book? I just got to see it … Continue reading

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Dangerous Analogies

I was recently in an office building that has electronic screens where news and other such items are displayed. One thing that the screens display is management tips culled from various people. I think it’s pulled from various twitter feeds … Continue reading

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Upcoming Reading for “The Garden Of Good and Evil Pancakes”

Good news! If you’ll be in the Omaha area on Saturday April 26th you can come out and hear me read from The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes at the 2014 Nebraska Book Festival! The tentative schedule so far … Continue reading

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Another Response To Throwback Thursday

People still seem to be big on the whole Throwback Thursday thing. You know, Thursday is supposed to be the day you post really old pictures of yourself so everyone can feel nostalgic and/or laugh at you. It’s not Thursday … Continue reading

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