Where the hell have I been? I have never let the blog go this long without a post, but I promise I have a somewhat legitimate excuse. My trusty laptop died, kicked the bucket, called on the big motherboard in the sky. It’s gone, see, and it ain’t coming back. I have a non-interwebby computer that I will never hook up to the three w’s. Call me over-protective, but there’s just too much bad stuff that can leak into its computer innards from evil and nefarious types stalking the webs, so I want to have one computer that is free from the intercrap. If not for the internet free computer, I wouldn’t be getting any work done.
I’m loading today’s post from my beautiful wife’s computer, and I have a new (refurbished) laptop currently in transit from Costco. So, all is well on that front.
Onto the important stuff. This is my 1,000th post on the blog. That’s gotta be some kind of record. Surely no one has posted that many useless posts for the world to see… okay, maybe a few others have… okay, maybe 98% of bloggers have, but you’ve got to admire my complete lack of shame and self-awareness.
On the writing front, I am currently working on two non-Oz books. I really, really like one, and I’m confused by the other one. I can’t decide if it’s good or not. I must like it on some level because I’m about 70,000 words into and still going. We’ll see where it takes me. The one I really like is what I’ve been spending most my time on these days. I’ll tell you more when I feel it’s the right time.
As far as Oz, I have the last two books outlined. I’ve outlined them before, but I had an epiphany recently that moved me to completely rewrite the outlines. I couldn’t be more excited. I want to deliver a satisfying ending to all the readers, and I think this new outline does it much better than the old one. BTW – thanks to everyone who has taken the time to read one or all four books so far.
That’s it for now. Happy 1000th post to me, and happy… just be happy, damnit!