Randomly found ourselves at an alien burlesque show in Brooklyn this weekend…
My first reader for every story…
Recent film watching:
CITADEL - ** Watchable, scary in parts, but lacking in nuance.
THE BAY - *** Fun found-footage thriller about a mysterious bacteria in the Chesapeake Bay. By turns gory and heartbreaking, and also terrifying.
SKYFALL - **** Just awesome.
Padgett Powell’s rules on “What Writing Should Do,” printed in the back of The Interrogative Mood.
Padget was the teacher of some of my favorite writers, including Chris Adrian and Maud Newton.
USEFUL STUFF. Especially as I sit here staring at the same paragraph for hours.
Go forth RIGHT NOW and read Sandra McDonald’s new story, “Searching for Slave Leia,” at LIGHTSPEED. Go! At the speed of light!