Faye Verret

Faye Verret

Radiohead’s Virtual KID A MNESIA

The KID A MNESIA poster, featuring stark white mountains against a dark background

I took a detour through the woods. It led me to the gray space between roots where reality fades. Then I went inside the pyramid and stood in a circle of demons as they danced. This is Radiohead’s virtual exhibition,…

Playing Chess With My Sister

Close-up of a chess board

I’m an introvert, the kind who’s spoken fewer words in her life than you’ll find in the average short story. As such, it can be challenging to keep in touch with my friends and family, who live nearly 3,000 miles…

Societal Progress Is Not Linear

Picture of a pendulum in a circular pit, by Mike Von

Nowadays, it can feel like the precious societal progress we thought we’d achieved has been inexorably slipping backwards. Extreme conservatism and hate in the US, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the unwillingness to act to ensure our species’ survival keep…

Oh, Picard

Now that the trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Picard is upon us, I feel the time is right to unleash a rant about my one big gripe with season one, which I enjoyed overall. So Timely Yes,…

I Am Faye

A few weeks ago, I didn’t know I was Faye. You might expect someone in their thirties to know who they are already. I thought I did. I have been role-playing in online games and on forums since I was…

What Have I Been up To?

It’s been a while since I wrote on my blog. What have I been up to since last we met? A novel, twice finished These past few months, I was working on my first novel. Again. I previously thought it…