Saturday, November 14, 2009

It's the end of the world

I haven't written anything here in over a month. Instead I have focused on fiction, and have written quite a bit, to my surprise.

So I have decided to close the shutters on the window into The Shows in My Mind. For now at least. Why keep a blog if I never write here? I may open it back up at some point, I may not. Time will tell.

Thanks to those who have read and commented, though there weren't that many of either kind.

Things change. Some things disappear, others appear.

Not only am I closing the blog, but my writing group may be disintegrating as well. For three years now there has been a core of people around which others have come and gone. Could Be King, the only published fiction writer among us, has changed jobs and won't have time to focus on much else besides writing his next novel. Finally Has A Kid finally has a kid, and will be spending most of her time being a mom.

We will try to keep meeting after the last scheduled huddle in December, and I dearly hope we can keep going. The writing class as well as the online community that followed it has fallen apart, so the huddle and my cronies are the only group I have to fuel my inspiration in the way that only fellow writers. Plus its a nice feeling to go there and feel inadequate too...

So. Bye for now. I will still be watching the shows in my minds, and I hope you will be watching the ones in your mind.

I don't have a TV now, but that's okay. The shows in my mind are almost always better.
- The Maxx, episode 1


ege said...

Good-bye! Keep writing! Don't suck!

Hanna said...


Bast said...

So not kosher! Now how will I be able to compare the shows in my own mind to the twists of others..?

Anyways. Let me know when the documentation of your mental machinery starts anew - I'll be a avid reader.


Steelwheels said...

Happy trails, brother. See you Thursday.

Sashimi said...

I only began reading very it's a pity you're shutting shop...but i'll be diving amongst the archives for a long time.

Anders said...

Awww shucks. Now you get them writings published. I don't want this to end! We were doing so great...

beardonaut said...

ege: thanks. I'll try not to.

Hanna: Or D'oh'eth, as he puts it in the Amish episode.

Bast: I know, I know, I leave a lot of you in despair, and you will suffer from withdrawal. You'll just have to find solace in music and wine and whatnot.

Steelwheels: we are so going somewhere where I can get pecan pie.

Sashimi: thanks! Feel free to comment on older stuff ;)

Anders: yes we were. I will strive to get us published.

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OK, I just happened on your blog by hitting the "Next Blog" function on my blog but, from reading the few posts I have you should keep on.

If you're like most you have to write because it's in your nature, and that's just what you do. Don't sweat it. Just write.

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