Dead Zone

I will I will not revert This, the beginning will begin the whole new first days of light I am in control born again strong, no longer (or still slightly) in recovery post traumatic sex starved food starved wine coffee pills work-crazed altitude sickness non-stop doubt and words creaming coming non-stop But now this stillness…

When Genres Attack, guest post

… The agent totally gets it. As a prolific writer of poetry that involves everything from crop circles to telekinesis, he totally gets writing that fuels a desire for ‘another world, and yet one to which we feel the tie.’  Borrowing from Melville. That Melville… read more of my post at this blog here And…

Mark Lawrence’s post on Clarion: Read it and weep, and cheer.

http://clarionfoundation.wordpress.com/2011/08/30/guest-blog-mark-lawrence-author-of-prince-of-thorns/ I’ve been meaning to post this for ages, but [excuse here]. Mark Lawrence is the author of Prince of Thorns, which I have yet to read, and will as as soon as [explain here]. But no, I will. It’s in my Amazon cart, just waiting for my VISA card to roll over. Needless to…

‘Cyber-Hippie’ Michael Hart dies

Sad to see that at the ridiculously young age of 64, Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, was found dead at his home in Urbana, Illinois. Described by admirers as an ardent technologist and futurist, Michael Stern Hart was to the eBook what Grove Press’s Barney Rosset was to print—making out-of-print literature available to millions,…

The Furies

For  a class I’m taking on The Oresteia, I’m loving the Furies, the  most ancient of the Greek goddess, from the age of Titans. Born from the  blood of Uranus when his son, Chronos, chopped off his penis…  basically vengeful witches sprung from the dick of a bleeding ass. For a class I’m taking on…

Only rock n roll

The great thing about having clever friends who send you their work is that you get to read it ‘in the raw’, half-baked and oozing with promise and hope and so much life that you will remember the joy of reading it in this state—as a .docx or an attachment or as half-toned pages smeared…