We’re out of Afghanistan, having left Americans behind. It’s a complete mess. The economy is in a mess, but the oligarchs behind the throne are making a killing. With rigged elections, we may never see one that is free and fair again outside of a revolution and the guillotine.
Talks continue with Lion’s Gate about film rights for books. I think that it’s likely that they’d take White Powder: A Novel of the CIA and the Secret War in Laos before they take Red Mist, but they’re all getting a look. I realize that most of you don’t care, but from a business-of-writing perspective, those sales and subsequent production would be transformative and game-changing. I could quit the day job and focus on writing.
Aspirational writing location on my live-aboard.
Pick Ups Work
Past Predictions – gone wrong
Not Passing Judgment
Now for the Canadian Corner
(elections Sept 21)
Meme from “Arrested Development”
It’s like trying to pick up a turd from the clean end so that you can bronze it. It’s going to be interesting to see whether Canada goes farther into the socialist/communist camp or whether they’re able to pull out of the death spiral.