No new writing this week. Just don’t have the motivation. But I have been doing a lot of research. A lot on Ellis Island and the 1920s for the new book. Tentatively titled Cities That Eat Islands. I’m leaning towards a large piece, combining the prospective trilogy into one book to save time. Give myselfContinue reading “Everything Changes, The Worse Stays The Same”
I have meltdowns. Not tantrums. And I’m not crazy. People think and say I am crazy when I have/had them. I used to think I was crazy. But now that I know I’m an Aspie I know that they are meltdowns. “How do you know they are not tantrums or that you are not oneContinue reading “Meltdowns (Shh we don’t talk about those)”
You see/hear it on the web or on television or at your dining room table on the holidays. Anti vaccination rants. Vaccinations cause autism. I saw a video recently about triplets. Perfectly fine and happy, as stated by the parents. They showed a picture of them, the babies. No video. Then the parents took themContinue reading “Autism is Evil. WTF? How did we get stuck with this?”
Edited two shorts this morning before the babes woke. Kids only have two days of school today so I’m not getting much done and little time. 10 pages for each one. One I will publish for this month. That’s my new thing. To publish a short story a month. You know. Taking risks. Branching out.Continue reading “The Republicans That Ran Away To Join The Circus”
I planned to take three years off after Miki book 11. That’s a big chunk in a series. A lot of time to spend in a character’s head. Of course I plan to come back. I have twenty more books to write in that world and I’ll probably come up with twenty more as I’mContinue reading “To Miki Or Not To Miki”
More women, and men, are coming out with their sexual assault stories in Hollywood. Victims feel empowered now. Stronger. They stand together. A family is growing. It’s even spreading outside the entertainment industry . A few weeks ago women protested with the #metoo hashtag. Most of the women in my life spoke out and revealedContinue reading “How Does One Become A Worthy or Relevant Human For Sexual Assault?”
I don’t know, man. A friend of mine turned me onto this video and I could believe it. It reminded me of something from a movie. Maybe Escape From NY or some other post apocalyptic film from the eighties. I feel the people at the NRA could use a big hug. Are they crying? DoContinue reading “Someone took away the brains from the NRA”
Although the advice is good for the old artist for renewed inspiration and the normal Joe living everyday life outside of art, too. It’s just damn good for happiness.