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)

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Sep
23
Woman on a bicycle with a dog by Careshia Esperanza

The Autumn of Longevity

Since AI art dominated the last newsletter, I thought it would be fun to showcase some art from YOU ACTUAL
4 min read
Sep
16

Girls of Little Hope - coming 2023

A sneak peak of the cover for my first novel, coming out in 2023
1 min read
Aug
26
Anakin meme: AI is going to replace everyone's job soon. Padme says, "Except creative work, right?"

Experiments in AI

Well, it's happened: the robots have officially come for my job.
6 min read
Aug
25
four abstract illustrations of the cost of living crisis from Midjourney

10 ways to inflation-proof your budget (tips from an AI)

I got an AI to write a blog post for me. Let's see how it did.
6 min read
Aug
25
"burlesque kermit the frog as painted by Degas" from Midjourney

A simple guide to making AI art with Midjourney

A simple guide to making AI art with Midjourney... for total beginners
3 min read
Aug
19
The mundane joys of relationship in-jokes and deep-cleaning your house

The mundane joys of relationship in-jokes and deep-cleaning your house

Meditations on mundane delights
4 min read
Jul
29
A sign pointing to trains in a nifty font

Revenge songs!

Savage songs of revenge, great Cape Town climate fiction and other things that made my week.
4 min read
Jul
22
A painting of three witches being burned

Tell me your politik

On witchburning, scruffy hospitality, and great new music.
5 min read
Jul
21
Worried about SA's economy? Here's how to sleep a little better at night.

Worried about SA's economy? Here's how to sleep a little better at night.

Worried about South Africa's economy? Here are some practical things you can do to reduce your financial risk.
12 min read
Jul
08
Bye Boris

Bye Boris

Musing on methods to fund your art.
7 min read