Enjoyment, purely for pleasure at the moment. Its exhilarating some days, when you feel you've painted a picture still warm and smelly, with all the deep, dank shades (the lemon-florid lights) of your mind... I have given up on placing life on the page... it's beyond me. It's too gigantic and inexplicable. But I have these dreams that might be comparable; that's what's the fuel, if I had to pick something.
Because its great.
Herman Melville, Moby Dick. Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises. James Joyce, Ulysses. Graham Greene, The Quiet America. Vladimir Nabokov, his short stories.
C S Forester, The Good Shepherd. Jack Kerouac, On The Road. Gunter Grass, Cat and Mouse. Ryszard Kapuscinsky, The Shadow of the Sun.
Hi, Ivan. Thanks for reading 'Teacher' on Jul 22, 2011. I missed your comment until now, somehow. It is a brilliant take on the story. I enjoyed reading it and I greatly appreciate.
thank you, ivan, for complimenting, albeit briefly, "The Sodomized Dictator", during one of your internet escapes! cheers from berlin!
Hi, Ivan. Thanks for reading 'A Life of My Own-2.' Your comment and fav are greatly appreciated.
Hi Ivan: Thank you for your response to "The Rest Home." I have yet to achieve closure, but I'm still writing out my loss in hope of achieving some peace. Thanks again.
Hi. Ivan. Thanks for reading 'I wouldn't Wanna Be Me.' I appreciate your excellent comment. And also the fav.
Aw I had a cat called Cricket in my teens.
I love your profile pic - what's s/he called?
Ivan I'm happy you enjoyed Dear Knife, and hope you have fun on the site! All best, Susan
Hi, Ivan! Welcome to Fictionaut and thank you for your comments and encouragement on my story "A Literary Separation."
Welcome to Fictionaut!