Listening to Junior Wells.
It feels great to have Appearances starting to make its way in the world. Funny thing, though, after working on it for a few years, I'm left with a funny void.
I've exorcised a whole bunch of allegorical figures. The Hypnotist, the Ventriloquist, and the Projectionist, for example Even the Virtual and the Real.
So, I'm very self-consciously confronting the need to start over again.
Last year I published
Writing has rarely come easily for me. But I've learned a few things over the last 40 years. The primary thing: one can't force the good stuff. Not to say I haven't tried.
Sometimes things need to steep. Right now I'm in steeping time.
OK, Junior. I wanna hear that again.