Posts Tagged ‘waits’


June 27, 2009

Two strands are trying to pull together in a strange way. It’s like quantum entanglement in silk sheets. I am hopeful.

Has the novel hit a wall?

June 22, 2009

Yes. It has. But this isn’t the wall I am used to. This wall splits it up. I currently have two drafts going, running in two different directions. I don’t know if they will converge, or if I’m accidentally writing two different novels.

My brain is such a weird thing.

I need a dominatrix to force me to my knees

June 12, 2009

Tom Waits and Charles Bukowski Fistfight in Hell (the ebay inspired novel that I blog about here) is coming along. Very soon I will want to find a publisher interested in a strange, twisted, sad novel with a little internet buzz behind it. If you run or work for an indie press (or want to start one) email me at —

put something about Waits or Bukowski in the subject line.

Don’t make me beg.

A tiny bit of that buzz is here

What’s all this then

May 14, 2009

Tom Waits and Charles Bukowski Fistfight in Hell will be a novel. This novel will contain a character based on the winner of an eBay auction. You can read more about that at or

On this blog I will keep a diary of the process of creating the book at getting it into print. In this first post all I have to offer are some random notes that I have made. They follow:

This is not a remake of rio bravo

Alcoholic loser
dead beat
sex addict
Friend (don’t know him yet- auction still going) tries to save deadbeat
pro wrestling on small scale
tragic back story
maybe some poems and lists and stuff
first person
henry chinaski shows up. – – maybe they go to a reading
why do I think Tao lin is in this???
road trip?
metaphor heavy
lots of sex
some violence
whiskey discussions
secondary characters behave like ghosts


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