Joel Arnold kindly offered me a chance to take over his livejournal for a day. So, it’ll be like you’re reading my blog, but you’ll be somewhere else, too!
“Flailin’ for Distance” is the title of the post. Go read it HERE.
It’s my half-baked reponse to Nathan Ballingrud’s thoughtful response to Lucius Shepard’s question, which demanded, um, responses. Lucius said, “I rarely write about stuff that’s going on in my head at the time–it seems to take around ten years for life to manifest in stories and my protagonists are often a decade younger than I. There are exceptions provoked by extreme emotion, but this is the general rule. What’s your lag time…or do you have one?”