When I awoke, a year had passed. Don’t ask me where it went; I couldn’t tell you. The earth kept spinning as I drifted in a fugue, beginning at 1:07 a.m., June 2, 2013. That was the day my mama died. “Let’s call it at 1:10 a.m.,” Nurse A said to Nurse B, but my … More Funny Man Down: Life from the Depths of Depression
Today I’m at Writer Unboxed covering authorial voice. Come over and join the discussion! … More On the Singularity of Voice: Redirect to Writer Unboxed
I like the “reblog” feature on WordPress. With it, I can be as lazy as I want and still provide excellent content on my site. Mondays make for good lazy days. Over the weekend, Debbie McClure from The Write Stuff Dot Me published an inspiring article concerning Dreaming vs. Doing. Oftentimes as writers, we allow … More Reality Bites
In a hilarious attempt to understand women, Dave Barry, one of my contemporary literary heroes, actually read E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey and shared his thoughts in Time Magazine online. I bet Anastasia’s inner goddess wishes she had a ball-gag about now. Enjoy the review; I’m sure it’s more entertaining than the book.
What’s the god of wine, women, and song to do when his son aspires to be nothing more than a mere waiter? When you’re Dionysus, you gird your loins, take a swig of Mavroudi, and hope to Hades your father, Zeus, is just as understanding. … More NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge, Round 1