Tag Archives: Mental illness

On The Right Track

Musicals are my kryptonite. I’m a big tough guy, I fix things and I’ve had all kinds of tough guy jobs, I’m all covered with hair, I’ve got tattoos–tres butch, you know? Machismo for days. But once I hearing a … Continue reading

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Speculative Noir

I am still searching for a genre name for The Book Of Lost Doors. I’m currently going with Speculative Noir.  I’m not entirely happy with it, but it’ll do until something better comes along. In any event, I think I can … Continue reading

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ENOUGH!

Today when I was browsing through the pictures posted by one of my contacts I ran across a bit of what was supposed to be humor.  I’m not going to say who it was or link to it, because it … Continue reading

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Jeepers! It’s The Monster Of Moody Manor!

I’m bored. BORED! I know, I’m a terrible audience.  I’m about the worst reader that a writer could have.  I have the attention span of a flea. It hurts my writing, too, because I am already bored with my new … Continue reading

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That Fateful Day That Would Change His Life Forever!

Blame Bob Kane. It’s the cornerstone of the Batman mythos–young Bruce Wayne witnesses his parent’s death at the hands of a criminal and that one events shapes his entire life.  It’s an event that virtually every retelling of the Batman … Continue reading

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Songs Of Ourselves

Walt Whitman’s “Song Of Myself” makes me very uncomfortable.  It challenges me with its honesty, and it reminds me that if we are to love our neighbors as ourselves, we must also love ourselves as our neighbors. That’s a hard … Continue reading

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I can’t stop here, this is bat country!

Hunter Thompson, in Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas, coined the phrase bat country to refer to the desert between LA and Vegas, which is, actually, a pretty desolate stretch of wasteland, particularly when cannonballing late at night with amphetamine … Continue reading

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Day 1: Write Your Own Obituary

Now, I don’t do blogging challenges, because that involves following someone else’s rules, and I always mess things up when I try to do that.  So don’t expect there to be a Day 2 or anything. However, this particular topic … Continue reading

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And the lights are on in Spider Town

Not a good day today in the secret hideout.   I’m feeling poorly, physically, emotionally, spiritually.  Haven’t done any writing today.  I did clean the kitchen, and we went to Home Depot for cleaning supplies and then out to dinner, … Continue reading

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Exit Strategy

I think the time has come for me to admit that it is simply not practical for me to try to be a writer on any large scale. It comes down to economics, really.  As I am the sole support … Continue reading

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