When big things are happening in the world and your online feeds, television and loved ones are bawling out opinions, facts, expert advice and all the rest… you sometimes never reach that quiet place.
In this instance I have finally begun solid work on my book. A self-contained humorous, but serious, fantasy adventure complete with interesting-haired heroine and intelligent bummer sidekick.
I sometimes feel the universe needs a firm whack on the nose.
Rhetorically speaking, have you ever had a social circumstance sweep you on a wave of obligation whilst in some dark, neglected corner of your mind next to the Solve World Hunger Lever under the Table of Logic and Reason, there is a tiny voice screaming at you to do just the opposite?
At any given point I am engaging in an active internal battle against the woes that come with being away from the city life.
The thing about the present is that it’s the future in a ninja outfit.
Ultimately the major inconvenience of my life tends to be meandering thoughts that empty out into a vast ocean of turgid oblivion.
Missed me? In attempts to distract myself from the harsh social withdrawal born from moving out of London, my love…my life, I went…
The intent is to write fiction, ideally within the fantasy/sci-fi genre, and get paid for it but the steps are bluntly given, full of vague pick-me-ups and rely on an obscene overuse of dusty quotes framed in filigree with a sunset backdrop.