Tag Archives: surreal

Books of Influence – Go, Dog. Go!

Go, Dog. Go! (P.D. Eastman) Why did I like this book so much? Because it had race cars. Obviously. And it featured dogs. I’ve always liked dogs. This book finds its way on my list because it was the first … Continue reading

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Instead of NaNoWriMo…

I wish success for all those who are participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. More importantly, I’m cheering for all of you to learn something new about the craft of storytelling, and to have a lot of fun in the process. … Continue reading

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Steve’s Sonic 12-Pack – Iron Maiden

Yeah, I know it’s been four months since I’ve posted a Sonic 12-Pack. It’s not that I lost interest in the series. Actually, I’ve been piecing together multiple lists. But, as it seems way too often, I became pre-occupied with … Continue reading

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Singular Focussism

I was just about to post an update about one of my stories. I was going to say something about how this story was taking much longer than it should because of how I’ve been bouncing around from this story … Continue reading

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Steve’s Sonic 12-Pack – Kansas

I give Kansas (and, in particular, their “Point of Know Return” album) credit for inspiring me to ascend from ‘casual listener’ to ‘active participant’ in the music world. I was bummed because, not only could I not afford a Hammond … Continue reading

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World Building Exploits – A Broom Closet Galaxy

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time and brain wattage building star systems and species for the upcoming onslaught of science fiction stories I want to write. Believe me when I claim my level of adrenaline and impatience from … Continue reading

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During the First Month

I’ve listened to a lot more music during the first month of 2018 than I have during any 30+ day stretch in recent memory. While some of my listening was for the benefit of my Steve’s Sonic 12-Pack series, I … Continue reading

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