I haven’t been able to post regularly in a while. Some of this is due to my work schedule. I get off work at 7 every night and by the time I get home, it doesn’t leave me a whole lot of time to spend with my wife. As much as I’d like to post more, I’m trying to spend as much time with my wife as I can before the baby is born. Once our daughter is here, we won’t have much alone time anymore. I also have been spending a lot of time getting our daughter’s stuff together. Today, I spent almost an hour-and-a-half putting together one of the worst designed rocking chairs ever made so we’d have someplace to sit with our little girl in her room. Any other free time I have (when I’m not going over to twindaddy’s house for Memorial Day) is spent trying to get in as much video game time as I can before her birth. Playing video games is another thing I won’t have too much time to do after she gets here.
I actually do have a little time to write. Unfortunately, it’s on my breaks/lunch at work and I don’t have a phone that will allow me to post on this site. My phone’s internet is barely good enough to post onto Facebook. Instead, I’ve actually been working on a couple of new stories, which means I’m taking a break from my rewrite of Dead Set. As I said in my Terminator post, I’m working with a bunch of comic book nerds. I used to collect comic books myself. I didn’t stop because I didn’t like them anymore or anything like that. I stopped because I just couldn’t afford them anymore. The comic book nerds at work have been filling me in on some of the things that have happened in the comic book world since I stopped reading them. This, in turn, has given me a couple of ideas for stories.
The first is a Superman story. I was never a big Superman fan, but I came up with a story for him that I think is awesome. I’m sure that at the end of the story, most actual Superman fans will call my story sacrilege, but I don’t care. The other story is an X-Men story. This story will contain a member of the team that, I’ve been told, they killed off a few years ago named Chamber. I started liking Chamber when he first appeared in Generation X and it kind of upsets me that they had him die, so I’m going to use him anyway. I’m also introducing some characters that I’ve come up with and the story will be as much about them as it will be about the X-Men.
The Superman story shouldn’t take me too much longer to finish and I’ll put it up as soon as I’m done. Hopefully, you guys like them.