writing, waiting, sleeping a little not much, drinking a lot a little too much, reading not enough but loving Hammett again, learning more about poetry and wishing my cousin would call. It is three weeks into the university term so I have films to watch and paper work. I am getting to know a very enterprising couple. I like getting to know new people. Being enterprising for me means making sure I have the right music/reading for the two-hour commute to the coalface.
I have an essay on writing place, in this craft omnibus, Writers on Writing, titled “I Am Setting.” In great company, with contributors such as Kevin Lucia, Tim Waggoner, Lucy A. Snyder, Jasper Bark, Mercedes Murdock Yardley and many more. Available in the usual formats. Always appreciate any reviews or comments on Goodreads/Amazon. Thanks to…
Submitting opportunity at Tor.: The mighty Vincenzo Bilof on This Is Horror. William Vandenburg’s Punctures at Pank The human body is generous. The hole healed over. In our remaining months, he referred to it as a puncture. I disagreed with him. I said that a puncture only goes in one side. A hole is all…
I am teaching Hamlet. This is a first for me, and it has given me a chance not only to revisit the play, but also Almereyda’s messy, masterful adaptation (2000); and one summer in my own life when the time felt most terribly out of joint.
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