Tag: shame


Prurient Interest

I wonder how much damage this concept has done in society? If we accept the common association between sex and all kinds of emotional disorders, then that means that one of two things is true: either that sex itself and the interest in it gives rise to various psychological disorders, or that society’s stigma of …


Dead Talker

This was a hard one. I’m always drawn toward the dark shit.  Not the viciously malevolent stuff, like the Manson Family or true crime serial killer stories, but the philosophically dark. From punk rock to V For Vendetta to zombie lore, I love it when things get dark.  It’s a great trait, I suppose, for …


Penultimate Exorcism

As I finish the last touches on the final draft of Dead Talker, and get it ready to prep for a final manuscript tomorrow to be sent out, I have to wonder. How far did this go in exorcising a few demons? Was it an exercise in wallowing, or did it help me face the …