Fallow, Falling, Fall

October 28, 2011

Tags: retinas, vision, autumn, clarity, skydiving, fallow, sugar cane fields, October, Samhain, BIG SPARKLING TRUTH, sunglasses, memory, cow landing

I had an eye exam a few days ago and literally stumbled home with dilated pupils behind inadequate sunglasses in a blinding solar storm, unable to see worth spit to do anything afterward for hours except sit outside in deep shade without guilt. And now that my new contact (more…)

Fascine: The Story I Didn't Write

October 8, 2011

Tags: bestseller, idea, profits, serious fiction, Steve Jobs, idea person, J. K. Rowling, plot, Fascine, Yat, peasant, momma

Individuals I barely know approach me all the time with "a surefire concept for a bestseller(!)", then just stand there expectantly as if I'm supposed to burst into happy tears, hug them and yell "Oh, thank God!" The thing is, they have no intention of writing a book themselves--too much work, are you kiddin'?--so they want ME to write it and (more…)