Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger writes weird horror stories and kids tv shows, and helps people learn to adult better (she's still figuring it out herself)

Latest Posts

Jan
20
Pondering Adrian Tchaikovsky's Children of Time

Pondering Adrian Tchaikovsky's Children of Time

How to write an eight-legged character that your readers don't want to squish
6 min read
Dec
14
Sale! Questions! Postcards!

Sale! Questions! Postcards!

A few end-of-the-year bits and bobs.
4 min read
Dec
14
Should I pay off my home loan or invest?

Should I pay off my home loan or invest?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get: if you find yourself with extra cash, should you invest it or pay off your home loan?
2 min read
Dec
14
How do I get a book published in South Africa?

How do I get a book published in South Africa?

A quick guide to getting books published in South Africa.
2 min read
Dec
14
How do I establish a credit score?

How do I establish a credit score?

Stuck in the catch-22 where you are too sensible with money to be in high-interest debt, but now you have no credit record? Here's how to build a credit score without getting into debt.
6 min read
Nov
18
Google Translate Telephone Poetry

Google Translate Telephone Poetry

Some silly poems created by playing telephone with Google Translate
3 min read
Nov
09
The Old Chesterton Allotment Society

The Old Chesterton Allotment Society

How to grow potatoes for fun and very little profit
9 min read
Nov
09
Postcards postcards!

Postcards postcards!

1 min read
Oct
29
Teenage Smut

Teenage Smut

The books you loved as a teenager shape you forever... (nsfw)
5 min read
Oct
22
Winning the "War"

Winning the "War"

Looking at my grampa's photographs from WWII
4 min read

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