Ha. As if. What a week it’s been. Sleepless nights, broken computer, mortgage shit, bitchfests w/ the co-parent, blah blah blah.
New computer and the requisite fucking expensive software are now up and running, more or less. Weird learning curve w/ new operating systems. We’ll get there. The only constant is change.
As we stare down the barrel of 2014 w/ only 3 months left and on this, the first full day of Fall, let’s get a head count of who’s who, what’s what, and what’s left.
I pubbed THE LAST STAR IN THE SKY as a kindle single. Oh boy, bravo!
(like, big deal. but it felt good to put something out there)
I bought a new car. A new OLD car. But it’s a Jeep, and I love it.
I completed all the mortgage shit. We are now at the mercy of the Evil Bank. [GAH! The mortgage people just called! No, really! Just now! They wanted to know how much money Simon Drax made as a fiction writer in 2014. HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!]
Well, that’s my fault, isn’t it.
THE PLOT AGAINST THE GIANT
(well a little)
UNTITLED BONDAGE SF FANTASY
(well a little)
The TWIN PEAKS essays
Halfway through reviewing the first season, still only halfway through Fire Walk With Me. Seriously considering whether I should honor this commitment or just bail, you know—fuck it. I have lots of thoughts and feelings about Twin Peaks as a TV and film and story-arc and social phenomena, etc., but I’m wondering if I really have anything original or insightful to bring to the table.
[Though watching the original pilot and Fire Walk with Me back to back is an incredible experience: Lynch and Frost knew their shit, they really, REALLY knew their own myth.]
And that’s all for now. It is nice to be back in operation. I will share Moon pictures soon.