No rest for the wicked, folks. As we come up to the release date of THE HIEROPHANT’S DAUGHTER, I am filling time with updating the website and improving Painted Blind Publishing’s mailing list system. We are going to begin discouraging people from subscribing to the blog and are instead going to strongly encourage new readers to sign up for PBP’s direct mailing list. And, to reward their interest, we are
[No article this week, come back next week for the Bowie article. Until then, enjoy this story. -M. F. S.] There was one time in Mexico where something happened to Susan which she could never quite explain, so she never did, and in fact never talked about it to anybody at all. It was a day she bought a black mirror. This was before phones were the big thing so
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At thirty-one, there came a December afternoon when Susan found herself draped in a stiff wooden chair, staring into her glass of straight whiskey and trying very hard to find a way to kill her husband. The dining room she inhabited was dusty because they hadn’t entertained in a month at least and she just couldn’t manage to give a damn. She couldn’t give a damn about anything anymore. It was all so tedious and she just wanted it to stop, would do anything for it to stop.