Wednesday, August 24, 2016
A Trip Down (Recent) Memory Lane Courtesy of Richard Bowes.
This morning, awesome author Richard Bowes reposted the interview I conducted with him in 2013 on my Facebook page. Not only was I honored originally that he consented to an interview for my first issue, I am also honored that he remembered and, in his usual class act way, made sure I knew he did.
Then I started going through those old issues and feeling a tad melancholy. I miss the days of compiling those (I think) wonderful issues by (factually speaking) wonderful authors, each with his or her own vision of the darkness inside themselves and their fellow humans. It was hectic and stressful and sometimes the rewards were few and far between.
And I'd do it all over again without changing much at all. That includes apparently driving away an acquaintance who found the act of publishing their spouse's twisted work so objectionable that they felt comfortable confronting me via Facebook before dropping me and summarily ignoring me afterwards.
The magazines are still available to be read and I sincerely believe you'd be doing yourself a favor by doing so.
After rereading my first editorial, I can honestly say I set the tone for what I was doing exactly as I'd hoped. You can read it here.