Summer, Reading

I enjoy the summer. Heat I can take. Air conditioning’s good inside however. Reading Mr Mercedes by Stephen King. I like it so far. A detective mystery rather then a horror book. A little variety. Also reading The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris. Halfway through. It’s definitely well-written. About a man who can’t stop walking. No … Continue reading »

Winter…

I haven’t been posting for awhile. I’m feeling kind of sad. Too much snow and such. Almost finished the novel I’m writing’s second draft. That’s been fun. Listening to relaxing jazz. Thinking about life. I’ve been reading new thought book and the Tao Te Ching extensively. Desire and no desire swing back and forth. The … Continue reading »

Some thoughts on King and Doctor Sleep with Louise Hays somehow mixed in

Listening to Louise Hays and her positive affirmation advice, not sure her teachings apply to horror writers or even anyone a little bit angry. There’s something dumb about looking in your mirror and saying “I am loved and safe” twenty-five times, then writing about some terrified soul dying horribly, for an hour. But I suppose … Continue reading »

Birth and Rice

 Right now I’m struggling with pre-birthday miasma–a condition bought on by my upcoming birthday. Every year a little before the date I came into the world, I get very unhappy. I’m not sure why this happens. In any case, it passes. Meanwhile, it’s cool what Anne Rice says to writers in the latest issue of … Continue reading »