When you finish a big project, you’re allowed some downtime. Now that The Sword is in the hands of readers, I’ve been letting myself do nothing. Now it’s time to get the juices flowing again. I’ve got some stuff to write for the next UJ, and I might squeeze out a novella before the year’s … More Break Over. Time for New Work.
William Burroughs used to write, back in the jet-age 60’s, about starting a riot with a tape recorder. You ask some people their opinion of a different group, and record their responses, then take them to members of that group, and ask what they think of it, and record their responses, then take them back … More A Short List of Things I Do Not Care About
“The End”, obviously. I finished The Sword last week. I’ve put feelers out for Readers on my Facebook author page. I have the current draft in a Google Doc. After I’ve gotten some feedback, I’m going to begin the editing process. I can already think of some changes that need to be made. To wit: Some of … More The Most Satisfying Words an Author Ever Writes…
Finished Chapter 14 strong, started 15. Home stretch. A lot of it is already written in my head. Chiefly the dialogue. That’s always the problem I have.
I don’t blog about politics anymore. Politics is a numb suckhole of fools and swine stabbing at each other with bent knives. This is not about that. This is about taking down a liar. I could give a tinker’s damn about the policies of the Old Left, because the Old Left hasn’t been relevant for … More Woodie Guthrie was a Showboating Commie Stooge, and He Never Killed a Single Fascist
It’s always easier to start something than to finish it. I can sit here right now (I am in fact) and throw down the first few lines of a new project that’s been marinating in my head for a few weeks. Might be a short, night be a novella, might be a whole new novel. … More Slow Progress is Still Progress
I know I’ve been doing a lot of Star Wars content lately, but that seems to be where my head’s at. Anyway, this is pretty funny. First Order After Action Review for Operations on Jakku. Okay, so, operations on Jakku: what was supposed to happ – dammit, GD796, if you can’t keep your hand out … More First Order After Action Review for Operations on Jakku – The Angry Staff Officer