According to the internet (and really, if we can’t trust the interwebs, who can we trust!?), Chinese philospher Lao-tzu wrote, “A journey of a thousand leagues begins beneath one’s feet.” The common paraphrase for that, of course, is, “A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.” A journey of my own, one I’d … Continue reading Fortune Favors the Foolish
I'm bleary-eyed at best today, and contemplating the possibility of a 500 cc espresso IV drip, for reasons I'll get to momentarily. First, however, a few mentionable mentions: Last week I wrote a bit about how I was dragging my feet somewhat in the procession from my first novel to the next, which was, by … Continue reading Various and sundry things of note
When I first began working on what would eventually become Famine, I had no idea what may or may not come of the effort. I certainly wasn't expecting it to become a full-fledged novel by any stretch of the imagination. That I ended up there, I suppose, is a combination of good luck, perseverance, and, … Continue reading Moving on
In case you haven’t been paying attention to the other 18,367 forms of social media in which I participate and have been not-so subtly dropping mention of it, I finished draft zero of my very firstest novel last week. So, I’m done right? Time to demand an obscene advance from a publisher and pick out … Continue reading Do you like to read? Have I got a job for you!