Category Archives: Who I am

There and back again

Just got back home to the Secret Hideout O’Doom. It’s been quite a trip. Thursday, 7 Sep: Leave St. Louis at 4pm, to Joplin, MO (280 miles) Friday, 8 Sep: Joplin, MO to Tucumcari, NM (650 miles) Saturday, 9 Sep: … Continue reading

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Fear And Loathing On The Road To Motorcycle Maintenance With Charley

So… the Caribbean cruise isn’t happening, due to Hurricane Irma. Instead, my roommate and I are going on a quest to seek out the bones of America–well, okay, we’re going to get on Interstate 44, going West.  We don’t have … Continue reading

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Yes, I know I’m doing it wrong.

I’ve come to a realization over the last few days.  I’ve been reading some Pulp Revival blogs, and other blogs by and for writers.  There is a lot of good advice on the craft of writing out there, but thinking … Continue reading

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Going Away (for a while)

I don’t ordinarily talk about myself and what I am doing in this blog.  That’s not what this platform is for.  But it occurs to me that some folks only know me through here, and I don’t want anyone to … Continue reading

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This Ugly Little War

Recently, during a discussion regarding the new Wonder Woman film, a comment was made: Let me put it this way: I write a beautiful poem all about how we should nuke New York. The poem is lovely. Gorgeous. The language … Continue reading

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What do your dreams do when you are awake?

Chewing over that question is what has got me stuck on Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts at the moment. You see, I am working from the premise that what humans dream is actually an objective reality and that when humans … Continue reading

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In the ballet of black light and the agony of the fly we divide and then collide

“It is not that I have no past, rather that it continually fragments on the vivid and terrible ephemera of now. In the long country, cut with rain there is suddenly nowhere to begin.” Samuel Delany, Dhalgren  I am a … Continue reading

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