I finished my current set of changes to deadnovelist.com. The book 12 Plays is now invisible on the web and replaced by five of my favorite plays in it—now A Simple Love Story, Carbon and Bullshit, Fucked, The Atlas Interview, and The Wolves are visible on the front page that is the site. They are somewhat … Continue reading Changes to deadnovelist.com
I was just about to ask a guest, “Who cut your hair?” Having noticed that his hair had been cut, and trying to find a way to relate, that was an option. But not for long. My mind predicted the likely response would be, “Where the hell are you coming from? We don’t have money … Continue reading Who cut your hair?
Shining out through glitter. Richly colorful and sumptuous. Listening to Groove Is In The Heart. Happy to have converted most of my books to markdown and found a nice template for them all.
is important. It drags the reader in (supposedly). If the first sentence succeeds, the book will succeed (supposedly). I agreee with these ideas (a little bit). But I might express them a little differently, like this: The first sentence acts as a signal to the reader about the book to come. If audacious, the book … Continue reading The first sentence
Last night, a dream that after a visit to the south, one of my sisters had obtained Rebecca’s telephone. And I decided I was going to ask her for Rebecca’s number—Rebecca never died. She was just seriously injured but she had survived. I was ready to talk.
My books have been stored for a few years now in Apple Pages, converted from there to PDFs and published to my site. I like the formatting and font choices of PDF, but it doesn’t work well on mobile devices for me (they look good on laptop screens but not mobile screens). I am moving … Continue reading Converting documents from .pdf to .html
Woke up today on my fourth day not drinking. Consciously not drinking. A dream about an uncle I had set limits with. He crossed the line. I banished his influence from me and promptly woke up to remember that when I make a move toward not drinking, my subconscious says “hi!” to me through my … Continue reading The unknown/subconscious/bubble/extra/god (take to therapy)