I am introverted, cerebral, and nervous, but I've gotten good at
hiding the introverted and nervous parts. Over the last three plus
years I've started to rediscover things which used to give me great
joy. I used to be a voracious reader and, as so often happens, life
got in the way. But, in the last three plus years, my desire to
express some sort of creativity led me to explore writing. While
writing, I've discovered the importance of reading, they go
So, I've been reading about writing, reading about reading, and
writing while I've been doing all of it. It's been an eye-opening
experience, the writing part can be frustrating, while the reading
part can be inspiring. But, I love the challenge and the thrill.
What I’m doing with my life
Exploring the stories that have been fermenting in my brain over
the last 52 years of my life.
I’m really good at
I'm not a bad writer. Not a publishable writer, but not bad either.
The first things people usually notice about me
I tend to be somewhat quiet or shy.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I've started to notice that my favorite book is the last one I
read. It's interesting (at least it is to me) that I've been able
to find books, both fiction and non fiction, that have given me
something to think about that relates to my life. The last book I
read was "The Humbling" an interesting, thought provoking, albeit
depressing, novel about an aging actor who has lost his ability to
World War 2 movies are some of my favorites, or Vietnam movies.
(Stalag 17, The Great Escape)
My musical taste has been leaning towards electric blues. Although
I do like classic rock, alternative and punk/new wave.
Chinese, Italian, Mexican and Sea food for me, thank you very much.
The six things I could never do without
Pen. Paper. Computer. Heat. Air. Water.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I spend a lot of time thinking about what ever it is that's going
on in my life at that moment. I try to keep work out of my
consciousness, and usually succeed at that. My summer hobby keeps
my mind working, along with whatever writing project I may have
going at that moment.
On a typical Friday night I am
In the summer, I work at a local stock car track, in the winter
it's a play, movie or dinner out.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm rather confused about what I want from the rest of my life.
You should message me if
you think we may be able to enjoy each others company, even if it's
only via the computer.