Howdy y’all! Welcome to the Website Roundup! This here’s the place where we rustle up a hootenanny of info – yee haw!
That was forced wasn’t it? See, by calling this post ‘Roundup’ I figured I’d adopt a cowboy voice and it would be hilarious.
That was dumb. I will never do that again.
So, yeah, the Website. A plan has been devised. An ambitious plan. Some would say ‘over- ambitious’, some would say ‘doomed-to-failure’, but I will not listen to those voices; even if one of those voices is my own. And so I move forward with my ambitious plan.
A little background first. The original concept of this blog was to post an original piece of fiction or memoir twice weekly. Now that was over- ambitious. At best I was able to produce two a month. This left the site with a bit of downtime. To beef up the content I started to write some essays and reviews that were easier to produce and were pretty well received (that you for that, dear readers) but even those were, oh let’s say, unfocused. And so a plan was devised.
What is the plan you ask? I will tell you. The plan consists of several new features and a schedule. I know! An actual schedule. Serious, honest-to-god deadlines that will be met. Well, that’s the plan.
Here is what to expect:
First and foremost I will embrace the two-a-month post schedule for original fiction/memoir, since I’ve become pretty comfortable with that. This will go up on the first and third Wednesdays of the month.
On Mondays you will see pretty much what you are reading now. Basically a general interest essay or a news dump or occasionally a recommendation about things I like (like this for instance), but it will definitely be frivolous and silly. Silly is a great way to start the week.
For the rest of the time check out these fabulous new features:
This is actually something of a reboot. A little over a year and a half ago I had this notion to re-watch the old Universal Monster movies and compare how I remembered the films with my thoughts as an adult. This was a great idea that sort of faded away and died. I am going to resurrect it!