I Will Release a Major ReWrite of My ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Cyberpunk Story First Section Today – And push on to Rewriting the Next Part

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOu5LFNaVOM “Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.” - Jean-Paul Sartre. “If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.” - Henry Miller #AmWriting #Writing #MyWriting #Cyberpunk #Fiction #ScienceFiction #existentialism #onedayatatime #dontsaygay #god #belief #love #sex #death #futurism #art #creativity … Continue reading I Will Release a Major ReWrite of My ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Cyberpunk Story First Section Today – And push on to Rewriting the Next Part

Fluent With Sweat In the Midnite IHOP Booth, Contemplating Tongues Forcing Into My Very Mouth (ReVisiting William Gass on Writing in the Paris Review: “I STILL HATE SCENES UNLESS I MAKE THEM”

Well it is the season of the witch.. So I am picking up stitches. So it goes. Chasing leads with the writers group and earnestly tracking back a remembered line from a 'Why I Write' books of essays search a few years back. Stuck with me. "I write because I hate. A lot. Hard." And … Continue reading Fluent With Sweat In the Midnite IHOP Booth, Contemplating Tongues Forcing Into My Very Mouth (ReVisiting William Gass on Writing in the Paris Review: “I STILL HATE SCENES UNLESS I MAKE THEM”

DON’T SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME – A New Cyberpunk Short Story in Upbraiding Appraisal Inspired By Responding to ‘Don’t Say Gay’

PART ONE: ONE ALMOST SUSPECTS ONE IS ALIVE Don’t Say That You Love MeThe Story of the Tattooed LadyBy Cypress Butane “We're the tattooed lady, and we're never going to have a minute's peace, the rest of our lives, until everybody else is tattooed, too.” ` ― J.D. Salinger Part 1: ONE ALMOST SUSPECTS ONE … Continue reading DON’T SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME – A New Cyberpunk Short Story in Upbraiding Appraisal Inspired By Responding to ‘Don’t Say Gay’

Bringing the War Home to Mudville

So, at the advice of members of my writing group, having put together an outline of my novel, I am writing the last chapter up front. To put together where I am headed, this serves as a way of giving myself a destination and also aiming at the resolution, which, seeing as how stories are … Continue reading Bringing the War Home to Mudville

A Hologram for the King (2016) – A Dave Eggers Novel to Film Adaptation that is Watchable but Makes One Mostly Curious About How Much Was Lost in Translation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW4OE1egbHs Tom Hanks stars in this adaptation of one of my favorite contemporary / intelligently countercultural writers work - Dave Eggers - based on the novel of the same name 'A Hologram for the King' (which I haven't read). Hanks stars in another adaptation of Eggers' as well, 'The Circle' (2017) based on the novel … Continue reading A Hologram for the King (2016) – A Dave Eggers Novel to Film Adaptation that is Watchable but Makes One Mostly Curious About How Much Was Lost in Translation

NaNoWriMo 2020 – FRIDAY Communiqués – #1 – The Passion and the Peril – Write Methods: STRENGTH OF ATTENTION

I plan to issue an article each Friday of November during this year's National Novel Writing Month (2020), giving some kind of nebulous advice, to myself and others on how we might approach a heightened involvement with writing a big project. For this first Communiqué, I want to talk about ATTENTION. I've come to realize, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 – FRIDAY Communiqués – #1 – The Passion and the Peril – Write Methods: STRENGTH OF ATTENTION