I know, the phrase is cutting to the chase. But that’s not what’s happening.
Poor Jake Calcutta has been in and out of my top drawer a hundred times the past 6 months. I’ve printed bits and read them, highlighting and underlining. I’ve binder-clipped and folded and organized and shuffled. I’ve enlisted pre-alpha readers.
I’ve ignored it mercilessly for weeks at a time.
A third of the way through, Jake left me. Hid out somewhere in the wilderness of Whatcomesnext and no matter how I coaxed, he wouldn’t talk to me.
… more … “Cutting the Chase”
Been yearning lately to have an unconventional cover band again.
Working on the 9 sentences defining the critical waypoints in Into the Fog.
Planning for another 333, with a bit of time off (I hope) for songwriting.
Totally stalled on the first Jake Calcutta mystery anodyne.
Moving ahead on Commonsense Zero-Cost DIY Marketing for Authors.
Talking to the local public access TV station about doing a regular show for aspiring authors.
All underpinned by some personal things that make creative thinking harder.