The day job exploded (but there is, one hopes, another publication or two at the end of that tunnel), and I decided to forgo social media for a while in order to focus on ... writing a novel. I'd never really had an idea that I felt was sufficient to spin into an 80,000+ word story, but one day I did, and I thought, eh, why not? Everyone's first novel--unless you are Haruki Murakami--is unpublishable anyway, right? Why not let things be what they must be. What that philosophy in mind I wrote my
(Like a piece for the next issue of Imaginary Beasts!)
I know some people would say writing something without caring about publishing it is a waste of time, but I felt in this instance that the experience would pay for itself, and I think it has. Also I now have, you know, 85,000 words to mine in the future.
Anyway, I'm back! I need to clean up that twitter feed and RSS feed, and I want to make some new friends, and comment on people's blogs, and probably also convert this thing from blogger to wordpress.