Previous generations before mine grew up on Bible stories. For my generation, those Bible stories instantly became obsolete the second the first Star Wars movie debuted on the silver screen back in 1977. I must've seen all these movies at least a hundred times by now. All the different versions of them! In different languages!… Continue reading My Characters Have Visual Leitmotifs
2019 has started off on a sad note, for me personally. There's been a death in the family. Cancer. Long illness. A death I could see coming from miles away. But that still doesn't make it any less painful. Such is the nature of death. No matter how prepared you think you are for it,… Continue reading Happy New Year?
There's actually a lot more to Silver Brown than that which can be downloaded from this site. The present manuscript is about 104,000 words long, but most of it needs major revisions and there are plenty of darlings that need to be killed, as Faulkner would put it. There's also a particularly poignant passage I… Continue reading Missing Torso
First of all, let me start by wishing you all a very merrie solstice. May all your feasting and orgying this holiday season satisfy the gut and the heart, and may the birth of a new sun usher in a year of happiness and prosperity for you and yours. As my gift to you, it… Continue reading The Eclosion of Four New Chapters!
As many of us know, there's a certain song often played around Yuletide that a number of radio stations have ceased playing on the grounds that it is deemed offensive in light of modern sensibilities. I happen to think that a comfortable majority of Christmas music is dreadful crappola and should never be played under… Continue reading “Baby, it’s cold outside…”