Craft Note: Epistolary Reflections on Innovative Writing

I seem to have always been drawn to fiction you might say is "out there." This seems to have had an influence on the way I write my own fiction. I can't point to any particular approach or technique I've adopted from the authors I admire (beyond the typically derivative affectations common to most beginning…

More Off Topic: Halloween is for The Cramps

Picking up on my last post, I have to highlight The Cramps, whose amazing singer and founder, Lux Interior, left this mortal coil this very year, 2009. RIP LUX. Here we have The Cramps performing "Call of the Wighat," one of the best rock'n'roll numbers of all time. My momma had twin babies on one…