March 23, 2010

Here’s today’s progress on the new steam-horror fin de siecle project about ghosts, guilt, elder gods, and monster-hunting in the aftermath of two gruesome murders: Project: (tentative title) Maplecroft Deadline: None New words written: 683 (meh) Present total word count: 2520 words Things accomplished in fiction: Continued gettin’ shit done. This first segment is told […]

March 22, 2010

Editorial work has begun on Bloodshot, and it’s going to eat my life for the next few weeks. Big rewrites await, and the time is short. But while I’m at it, I’m still giving myself that hour each day to fiddle with Maplecroft. So here goes. Here’s recent progress on the new steam-horror fin de […]

Healthcare Bill

I sometimes wonder what kind of innovation renaissance the USA would undergo if it really did pass proper universal coverage. Who would start her own business? What would your neighbors invent, patent, and produce? I thrill to imagine people with the liberty to start over, try something new, to make things — without the stifling […]