"Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents and everyone is writing a book."Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106 B.C.- 43 B.C.
I am sitting here at the computer as snow falls onto the balcony, covering the half-dead geraniums with a fluffy, white fur. Just yesterday, the geraniums still boasted deep red petals and sturdy green stems. It only takes a harsh bit of real life to make them wither into weak shadows of themselves.I know how… Continue reading Half-wrong. Half-write.
All my life I've been a book lover. Everything about a book helped feed that voracious void inside me -- the smell of ink on paper, the feel of sharp-cut vellum in a cardboard spine, the weight of the words in my hands, a story held open with my thumb and pinkie finger tacking down… Continue reading Shame, Shame. Real books are not my secret love
Physics has never appealed to me. Stuff like the greater universe or atom splitting or time travel only mildly piques my curiosity (probably because I can't even comprehend it). But now suddenly I'm scouring the internet for articles on the space-time vortex and definitions of what exactly a time warp is. Why?This is why: … Continue reading Page 150 Time Warp
A while ago I sent an early (read: way too early) draft of my current novel to my agent. A week later I got a note back saying, "You know we love love love you and your work, but--"Crap.Okay. The draft had some issues. I agree. And the biggest problem I had (and have always… Continue reading Character Flaws