>The idea that time travels circularly may not be indigenous to my brain, but it occurred to me as I was crafting my novel that I only had the major episodes fixed in my mind and that I was changing my character’s past present and future simultaneously as I was working on this part here … Continue reading >Writing in Circles
>Gilgamesh doubts everything now. He doubts that he’s laying in a garden of gems and precious ores, that he’s running through meadows and shape-shifting, that he ever saw or heard gods. He doubts even that he lived, that he was a prince, that he ruled a city known as Erech. All of it is the … Continue reading >More from Gilgamesh
>I have a massive collection of books. I put the best ones on a shelf in my living room for easy access. You never know when you may need a chapter of The Princess Bride, or a few pages of Fight Club to get you through the night. But a couple nights ago, I made … Continue reading >…Now What, Mr. Bradbury???
>An important aspect of the Mojito Literary Society is — of course — the mojito. The derivation of the name is unclear; it could refer to mojo, a lime-flavored seasoning mixture popular in Cuban cuisine, or to the word mojadito, Spanish for “a little wet.” A favorite drink of Ernest Hemingway (whose graffiti praising the … Continue reading >How to Make the Perfect Mojito
>Ea. Ninmah. Utu. NinSun. You’ve made Gilgamesh restless, so that ever he looks upon a moment that his heart anxiously seeks out the next. If he could he’d spread his body thin as air and blanket the whole world, and still it would not be enough for him, for his restlessness would push him outward … Continue reading >Excerpt from my Untitled Novel about Gilgamesh
>by Susanna I have recently joined Twitter and signed on to follow various editors, authors, and reviewers. I check it every hour or so to make sure the world is still turning. It flows like a digital river of pop culture commentary. I’m beginning to understand the Native American idea of pictures stealing your soul. … Continue reading >What am I trying to say?
>We, the feminist remainder of the equation, often like to brag that once upon a time societies were matriarchal, religions were goddess-based, and lineage was traced through mothers. However, whenever you ask anyone to give you a specific example in history, the answer is almost invariable, Errr… Hmmm. Let’s see. Juno? Hera? At most you’ll … Continue reading >Babes in Literature