sites with a /now page:

Follow @NowNowNow for updates.

Alex Payne

“Nothing is more dangerous than a corrupted definition of freedom.”


Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Professional title:

Writes novels, screenplays, and short stories. Used to write code; helped launch Twitter, Simple, &c.

What do you do?

I write stories that deal in the ambiguous and improbable.


I write to expand our sense of what's possible.

What should we read?

"The Conspiracy Against The Human Race" by Thomas Ligotti