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CHRISTOPHER MCKITTERICK

Blogs


I blog a bunch. Here is an index to them, some hosted here on this site and some on Tumblr or LiveJournal. The ones I update most frequently are listed on the main page, too.

Tumblr

These are the tags I use most often on Tumblr, my primary blog since 2014 or so:

Wish I could also add these to my profile page, so folks can easily find them and also so I have a convenient source for using them in classes, but... *cough Tumblr developers*

Abandoned places | Abandoned things | Ruins
Abuse | Child abuse | Emotional abuse
The Addams Family
Adventure | Exploration
AI (artificial intelligence) | Drones | Fear the coming robopocalypse | RobotsSkynet
Aliens
Always reblog
Amazing | Awesome | Good things 
Animals - one of my biggest tags!

Animal friends | Birds | Cats | Crows | Cute animalsCute baby animals | Dogs | FoxesKittens | Nature photography | Otters | Possums | Puppies | Raccoons | Squirrels | Tardigrades | Urban Wildlife | Wildlife

Art
Assholes and Authoritarianism - I have a few tags relevant to these:

Ableism | Bad cops | Bigotry | Colonialism | Cops | Disgusting | Haters | Homophobia | Inequality | Intentional ignorance | Free speech | Meninism | Male tears | Oligarchy | Orwellian | The patriarchy | Privilege | Police | Police brutality | Police killings | Racism | Toxic masculinity | Transphobia | Tyranny

Archaeology | Ancient Egypt | Ancient Greece | Ancient history | Ancient Rome | History | Mythology
Astronomy - big section!
Astrophotography | Astro-pornAuroraComets | Galaxies | Jupiter | Mars | Milky Way | MoonThe Moon | Nebulae | NeptuneNight sky | Pluto | SaturnSolar System | Space | Sun | The Sun | Stars | Titan

Beautiful - lots under this tag!
Black girls matter | Black lives matter
The brain
Capitalizm | Corporations | Corporations are evil | Corporate mediaEat the rich
Chaotic Good
The Cold War | Nuclear war | WOPR
Comedy | Irony | Humor | Satire
Comics | Marvel
Conservatives | Good old days
Contests
Danger | Bad ideas | WTF | OMG | Stupid ideas | I have made a mistake | Terrible ideas
Dinosaurs
Dystopias | Climate change | Cold War | Decline of civilization | DisastersPost-apocalyptic | Zombie apocalypse
EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation, fighting for your freedom)
Equality | Democracy | Diversity | Equal rights | Representation | Social justice
FandomFan art | Fanfic | FanvidsCosplay | CostumesLiking problematic thingsMeta
My fandom tags:

Alien | Big Hero 6 | Black Widow | Blade RunnerBrooklyn Nine Nine | Carl Sagan | Cosmos | Cowboy Bebop | Due South | Dune | The Fifth Element | Frankenstein | Futurama | Galaxy Quest | Ghostbusters | Hamilton | Harry Potter | The Hobbit | How to Train Your Dragon | Jupiter Ascending | Kingsman | Leverage | Neil deGrasse Tyson | Pacific Rim (with Drift compatible) | Lilo and Stitch | Lord of the Rings | LOTR | Mad Max Fury Road | Mad Max | Parks and Recreation | Peggy Carter | Star Trek | Steven Colbert | Star Trek: The Next Generation | Star Trek: The Original Series | Star Wars | Supernatural | Wonder Woman | Zootopia

Genres: Cyberpunk | Fantasy | Horror | Humor | Magic | Faerie | Angels | Puns | Satire | Science Fiction | YA (young adult)

Feminism | Consent | Planned Parenthood | Sex education | Teenagers | Women in history | Women in science
Gaming | Gamergate | Pokémon Go
The Galactic Adventures of Jack & Stella - my YA SF novel!
Happiness
Health | Fitness | Self-care
People being awesome - so many human-affirming things out there, too! Hope for the future | Be kind | Disrespect your elders | Friends | Friendship | Good cops | Heroes | Heroism | Hope for humanity | Justice | Overt expressions of enthusiasm | Progressives | Save the world | You matter

Horror | Monsters | Sea monsters
Humans | Human rights | Rights
Infographics
Internet | Annotated reality | I love the internet | IT (infotech) | Virtual reality
Kids being awesome | People being awesome
Landscapes
Language | Communication | Linguistics | Palindromes
Life goals | Life lessons | Life advice
Living in space
LOL
Love
The Martian
Martial arts | Self-defense
Me | GPOY | Life | Life goals | My lifeThe self
Mental health | ADHD | ADDAlzheimer's | Anxiety | Depression | Happiness | Joy | Self-esteem
Misogyny | Manpain | Sexism
Mission Tomorrow
Movies
Music
Natalie C. Parker (awesome YA writer friend)
Poetry
Physics | Astrophysics | Math | Quantum physics | Time
Quotes
Rape culture | Consent
Respect
Science fiction | Afrofuturism | Retrofuturism | Time travel
Selfies
Sentience | Intelligence
Space exploration

Apollo | Astronauts | Cassini | Chang'eHubbleCuriosity rover | Juno spacecraft | ISS (International Space Station) | Mars rovers | NASA | Near Earth asteroids | New Horizons | The Space Age | SpaceX | Spirit Rover

Tessa Gratton (awesome writer friend) | Gods of New Asgard
Truth
Tumblr | Social networks
Utopias
Vehicles | Airplanes | Concept vehicles | CustomsEngines | Motorcycles | Race cars
Vintage
Voting | Vote | Politics
WTF?

Teaching - about the career, plus lots of stuff for my various classes!

Academia | Assignments | Education | Grades | Mentoring | Science Fiction & the Popular Media class | Science Technology & Society class | Science Technology Society class | Teaching jobs | Writing workshop

Writing - mostly about my own writing! In particular:

Book giveaways | Books | Ebooks | The Galactic Adventures of Jack & Stella (my YA SF novel) | Literature | Notebooks | Poetry | Short stories | Stories from a Perilous Youth (my memoir) |

Writing tips - a big section! Just about every day, I find something useful for writers and tag it "writing tips." Here are a few tags I use most often in addition to the general tag:

There are more, but this is good enough for now. I'll keep updating this list and my profile page as I realize I left stuff out. I'd love it if everyone did this! 


LiveJournal

These are the main tags I've used on LiveJournal, my primary blog from the 1990s until recently:

MAIN PAGE
BIO
NOVELS
SHORT WORK
SEX POEMS
POETRY
NONFICTION
MAIL

UPDATED JULY 20, 2016. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.

 
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