Greetings. Sorry I haven’t checked in for a while, but I’ve been working 12 hour days trying to conduct the research, interviews and writing the new mini-book (there’s got to be a better term) that I’m due to get to my publisher in a few days. Like I mentioned before, the book is only 25-30% the length of an average book, but I only have about 3% of the time to write it, and unlike my other books, this one has a lot of advance work, not just me living my life and writing about it.
I think the interview count is going to end up somewhere around 20 and they are absolutely fascinating people. From the porn/sex addict guy who slipped his wife an anti-STD drug claiming it was a vitamin to the girl who just started camming to fight the anxiety of the pandemic, I’ve got some fascinating stories that take a look at where we are in terms of pornography creation and consumption in the world of COVID-19.
While the book is told in the first-person because I’ve forgot how to write any other way, and I like Hunter S. Thompson so much, it really is one of the biggest and, hopefully, best research projects I’ve worked on going back to when I ran a magazine.
As I mentioned, I’ve been working on this during almost all of my waking hours. I make sure to take a few breaks and still have an unwinding period at the end of the night, but this is creating a natural high for me, I guess it’s an adrenaline rush, that I haven’t felt with my work for a long time. I think it mostly has to do with the short deadline. I never felt as much adrenaline as when I worked at a daily newspaper. You’re constantly in a state of rushing and for someone who didn’t have his manic side in check back then, it was like a fat kid with a box of donuts.
I just wanted to check in with the regulars who read my stuff and whose stuff I read and apologize for being super-lax in the blogging world this past week. Probably another week of this to come, then I can exhale and double-back to see what I missed.
Onward Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Atheist, Satanic, Agnostic, Buddhist, Etc. Soldiers!