November Week 1

I was planning to post about Halloween: costumes (keymaster & gatekeeper from GHOSTBUSTERS), pumpkins, parties and comic book treats, but the week started busy and then Maine voted against same-sex marriage rights and I was back to my usual misanthropic self, which is generally a Not Good place from which to blog.

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London Bookstores

Although New York tempts me with its cinematic offerings, London is the city that really knows how to lure me in: the bookstores. Oh, oh, the London bookstores. Specifically, the London esoteric bookstores, with their pedigrees and their events and their shelves stacked high with obscure grimoires and dusty alchemical texts. Oh! It sets my bibliophile heart aflutter, just thinking of it! Treadwell’s is top of my personal list, if…

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Changing direction

Clearly trying to update this blog based solely on my writing life isn’t working out all that well, mostly because there’s not much to say. I’ve discovered from a couple of recent stumbles that talking about a work in progress is a fast route to losing direction on the manuscript, so that topic’s a no go. My process doesn’t really involve anything that hasn’t already been covered in-depth elsewhere, and…

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