Column to book deal
Assignment: favorite books
The Gunslinger, Fear and Loathing Las Vegas*, Flicker*, Fight Club, A Brave New World, Catcher in the Rye, 1984, The Subteraneans*
*ones I wish I wrote
Is Tower of Brahma consistent with what I love to read?
What I like about above list.
Manic energy, outsider, dystopian, feeling beneath stifling reality, enlightenment and awareness rising
Dislike: Genre-writing, although mixed genres are fun
Graphic novel list:
Invisibles, Promethea, Mage, Doom Patrol, Kabuki
Subversive, mystic, mythic, surreal, artistic
Entrepreneur- competitive, self-confident, driven to succeed, willing to work long hours, open to criticism and rejection, able to see the world as a system, and willing to take care of physical health
Every day, choose to do something emboldening.
"When bad things happen to writers, there's always the silver glimmer of a good story. Damn, we think when we're face-down on the rain-wet pavement, nose broken and bleeding, coughing betrayal. This is gonna make a great story."