The launch party for The Book of Paul took place on the evening of the summer solstice. It was a great turnout, a wonderful group, and lots of fun for all. About ten minutes before the solstice I expressed my gratitude to everyone for sharing in the celebration and for all the support and encouragement along the way. I gave some personal shout outs on the book’s acknowledgements page – one of which bears repeating here –Read More
Martin and Rose are in love. It feels like the real thing for both of them. They have similar interests: enduring pain, inflicting pain, exploring lust, and the yen to satisfy suppressed cravings for simple affection that were stifled in their childhood by two evil goons who are each trying to rule the universe by knocking the other out of existence.
Martin knows that his father is Paul. That’s the one advantage he has over some of the other characters in Richard Long’s The Book of Paul. A man with no fingernails (because he ripped them out himself), Paul teaches his boy how to withstand pain (without screeching) after introducing him to pleasure in the form of killing rats with a rifle down at the dump.Read More