Sometimes creativity can feel like you are caging a gorilla.
Most days it will stay in its cage, happily eating a banana, maybe even doing sign language with the audiences, making everyone grin. But, from time to time, it needs to be released. Go wild, get crazy.
I’m having a gorilla moment.
With the blog, with the book reviews, with the new book (which I am really proud of and currently working with an agent on), my creativity wants to do something out there. Everything has felt too safe for a while. I need to do something a little dangerous, something that is honestly… very unsellable.
This screams vanity project in all caps.
This screams vanity project in all caps and bellowed from the top of a mountain.
Wait! I need to back up. I can’t just jump to the introduction.
I need to begin with my last novel Permanent Spring Showers, talk about Shakespeare and then I’ll beat my manly ape chest some more. Continue reading