May 4, 2012
A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. – Thomas Mann
I’m not a conspiracy theorist. Not usually. Disregard that tinfoil hat on the sideboard, please. That’s reserved for politics, which will wisely stay off this blog if I can help it.
I should clarify that I’m not a conspiracy theorist in regards to publishing. It’s a huge, big, convoluted thing, this whole publishing business. And it is a business. The more I read about the inside stuff, the more my eyes get all swirly. It’s complicated, you guys! A bit fascinating, too. Read the rest of this entry »
May 2, 2012
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
New blog title. Swimming along in the sea of blogs, I’m still trying to find my way. Title may change again, who’s to say? For now, I like it. It was inspired by the title of this post, which was inspired by a revelation I had while in the shower. I always have my biggest revelations either in the shower or while doing the dishes. Must have something to do with hot water and soapy hands.
My most prolific time writing, way back in the day, was with fanfiction. When I was involved in fandoms, fanfiction (and fanart, but I’m not an artist which makes me sad) was one of the ways to contribute. I rarely posted my fanfiction anywhere. Eh…every so often I would but that wasn’t the point of me writing fanfiction. I’m not sure there was one except the fandom canon excited me and I wanted to continue the stories. I simply didn’t share them with anyone.
This isn’t to talk about fanfiction, though. This is to talk about something, a fundamental something I had forgotten and it only occurred to me while I was in the shower thinking about a completely unrelated WIP that involves pool boys, but I digress. Read the rest of this entry »