Who is Monty? She’s the main character of my partially-written book, The Pound. She’s a sex club manager reconsidering her role in “the struggle”, a pansexual dyke with Feelings about family, and a person who cannot settle for good enough.
I read somewhere that you should always be mean to your characters. Writing romance, that applies anywhere but the end. Working on Indoor Boh, though, it has a broader application. I’d feel badly, but you gotta break some eggs…
The writing is still taking a backseat to the traveling, but we’re talking through plot twists and character traits more often. If it’s going to happen organically, I’d say I’m about a week from reopening the first draft of Indoor Boh.
If sailing, being underway, is my favorite state of being, it has to be more than just a vacation. Yesterday, James and I did a project and then I did a bit of editing on my friend Prakash’s website. It’s the beginning of the shift from carefree vacation days to the real life of work […]
Today, I set sail. James and I. We left Mill Creek, off Whitehall Bay, across the Severn River from Annapolis, and sailed south. Oxford, MD, provided the anchorage and now we’re at rest. It’s a chill, mean, glorious day.
That title works in so many ways. I was in SF for back-to-back nights at the Polk Street Good Vibrations, reading and then workshop in the Antique Vibrator Museum. The timing gave me a nice long stretch for just enjoying the city (cities, really, because I spent a couple days in Oakland and Berkeley before […]