No, I haven't found Jesus, much to the relief of Republicans, little boys and male escorts everywhere.
No, I have rediscovered the absolute joy of writing.
As most of you know, I had a hard row there for a while. After Panamanian Moon came out, I froze up for 18 months. Couldn't write a post card. Then I had to finish a ghost novel for hire, a story not my own and characters I had not invented. Then I had to write this screenplay based on a really awful book, again, not my story and not my characters. It was work.
This morning I wrote 1000 words on the new novel. My novel. And God, it felt good. Like playing music or making love to my wife. Yes, that good.
Now I remember why I got into this fekakta business. It can be painful. It's never easy. But when it flows like it did this morning, there are few things on earth that feel this good.
I know, let me enjoy the moment. That long second act will come soon enough.
May I be the first to say, "Bloody good for you!"
And hope that I'll have a similar halleluiah moment myself in the not too distant.
As a reader and a huge fan, I hope you have many of these kinds of mornings.
For all the shite that can happen at the keyboard, and for every ball-less soul-less piece of crap book that makes it to my attention, it's really extremely pleasant to see one of my favourite writers find his fingers again.
Congratulations, D. Now get back to work, sucka.
Whoo-hoo! He's back!
Yay! I'm delighted for you.....
Now, if you can do it three days in a row, let me know the secret.
Glad to see you're back on the horse. And not in that Donkey Show kind of way you were talking about back in Phoenix.
Kick ass and take names.
Rock on. I can't wait to read something new from you.
Best news of the week! Fantastic!
It was only a matter of time ~ congratulations!
It's a beautiful thing. I'm 3K words into mine, and it's been about as long. Like being reborn, ain't it?
Now write like the wind!
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