First off: In May 2012 I signed onto Twitter. Next day I clicked "Follow" on a couple of celeb authors. Took a coffee break. Come back into home office to see I've got a new Follower on Twitter. Wondered who that could be...
...**CLIVE BARKER!!** :-)
Yes, *THE* Hellraiser, Thief of Always, Damnation Game, Abarat, Imajica, Weaveworld, Lord of Illusions, Candyman, Nightbreed CLIVE BARKER!!! :-D
I was PUMPED for days!!
I am working on my 2nd novel for publication and have had 5 personal (though *very* brief) exchanges with Clive via Twitter. HE ROCKS!! I've been a fan since 1987.
Otherwise I'm back on Blogger after MUCH fenagling. *smirk*
Google took over E-Blogger, and I've had a dickens of a time reaccessing this blog. >:-( Added to that, I've been locked out of my Yahoo! account.
Unfortunately my browser isn't quite up to speed with what's completely required it seems; I guess a computer's got to meet USS Enterprise standards? :-p This is a company computer (I work in my home), so I'm limited in what I can do (upgrades, etc are a "no no").
I am still collecting vintage Gothic paperbacks. I'm reading some of them. I am *NOT* interested in doing long-winded reviews anymore, but am willing to post internet-obtained images and write cursory impressions of the novels I do read.
Hopefully I can make this work despite Google's overtake.
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