I wrote this a while back and recently reworked it - new clay, new vision. You won't get the orphic reference until the end, but I insist the entire piece is merely a riff on inverted reflections of lyrical cubism in a variegated temporal dysphoria as seen through orange glass during a supernova hurricane of … Continue reading My Life Story: A Prequel (or Orphic Distraction)
As of today, I'm 35 years old. Last weekend I spent some quality time with quality people twice my age, or thereabouts, and realized that age just gives you more to talk about. Let's just say I'm going to live to be 70 years old. Half of my life is gone. Sure, YOU can think … Continue reading Another Day Older
Well, there's another short story off to meet its fortunes. I'm channeling Asimov - only I'm not nineteen, this isn't the pulp era, and I'm not a supergenius. Maybe I should try harder. It just seems to me that I spend entirely too little time writing, and yet I still manage to roll out material … Continue reading It’s Away!
I don't often offer advice or wisdom for aspiring writers, and please don't think that I consider myself an expert. Consider this just my way of sharing my experiences as an aspiring writer myself. I try to maintain a rich and diverse roster of books I've read or plan to read. I tend to focus … Continue reading On Building Better Worlds
These are not mine. They are words of Richard Dawkins - who I neither worship nor recommend. However, for those of us who, at times, struggle to define our view of the world in opposition to more widespread and established tenets of labeled philosophies, here are 10 "suggestions" for being a human in an endless … Continue reading Ten Suggestions for Aspiring Humanists