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...

Either Clip The Tails Or Put Out Cocktail Sauce

My wife and I were at an event recently that had a salad station put out. We noticed that they had a nice big bowl of shrimp. However, the tails were still on and there was no cocktail sauce. Or … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Even Think About It

The other night, my wife and I went out to my office Christmas party. We had a good time and went home, deciding to watch one of the free on demand movies we had available when we got there. It … Continue reading

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The Best Part Of The Christmas Party

Let’s say your office decides to rent out a hipper version of Dave & Buster’s for the Christmas party instead of the usual fancy sit down dinner. Everything is free. All you can eat taco bar, bottomless drinks, a full … Continue reading

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Internet Programming

I admit it. There have been times that someone on some national news thing I was watching mentioned Kenya only to have me respond: where the giraffes are…and the zebra. Internet programming can include you being programmed by the Internet.

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Now This Spam Comment Is Probably Successful

I delete a lot of spam comments off of here. Most are so poorly done as to be not even worth having tried in the first place. Obvious pornographic/financial/drug links, incoherent copy, generic statements that appear a million times, all … Continue reading

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I’m Going To Skip A Guest Post For The Story Prize

If your book is up for The Story Prize, you get invited to write a guest post. Essay only, about 750 words. Here are their suggestions: Describe your writing practice. Describe a breakthrough you’ve experienced. What are the most difficult … Continue reading

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Did You Know Most People Spend At Least A Third Of Their Life As Ravioli?

Did you know that most people spend at least a third of their life as ravioli? Maybe even more!

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