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And the writing push continues….

May 16, 2013


I am enjoying every minute of writing & revising my first novel. It has been a journey of wonder and self discovery. At the end of each day of work, I’m driven by the idea of a future reader being brought into a world that only I conjured up. I’m looking forward to seeing where […]

Does anyone know how to drive but me?

February 18, 2013


After driving enough hours this weekend to cause my ass & lower back to throb, not to mention nearly losing blood flow to my legs at several points, I have decided it is was the right time to declare publicly what I have declared for years in bars, libraries and  drugstores…that I when I am […]

Antibiotics the size of my big toe & The sentient being inside my earlobe.

February 29, 2012


Like most people this time of year, I have finally gotten caught in the web of a cold. It started over a week ago with all the usual; sneezing, slight runny nose and general malaise.  Now, as an allergy sufferer year-round, none of these symptoms alarmed me  of the sleeping beast to come. With a […]

Fueling the ‘Creative Matrix’ Within.

February 22, 2012


When I first wake up I usually stumble into the kitchen & the major goal is not to walk into a wall or try something too courageous like opening the refrigerator. After those minimal attempts at bravery the decision is made regarding coffee; boiled water & the more quicker instant type from Indonesia or the more traditional coffee […]

H.P. Lovecraft’s “Notes on Writing Weird Fiction”

February 18, 2012


When I saw this I couldn’t pass it up. As an admirer of H.P. Lovecraft I was pretty stoked to find that just like Mark Twain he had written an essay or two about his writing process. I’m always out to incorporate and learn new methods so I really enjoyed this essay which comes from […]

Viagra-filled grocery store.

February 17, 2012


Going to the grocery market is never really something I enjoy. The aisles are crowded. Most of the people are not to be looked at due to various forms of genetic malfunctions. Due to a recent grocery store closing nearby this particular grocery store is now way too over-crowded. Another thing that bothers me is […]