Aspiring writer seeks his muse
1506 days ago
1506 days ago
1506 days ago
Body Type: A few extra pounds
Sexual Orientation: Straight
I am a big Stephen King fan; as a writer, I look to him as my mentor and my inspiration. James Patterson, John Grisham, Tom Clancy, Dean Koontz (Though he’s been off the mark the last two books), Clive Cussler, Steve Martini, and John Sandford are a few of my other favorites. I read a little of everything, though mystery and imaginative stories are my favorites.
I am a writer, and have two novels in the works, as well as two others laid out and waiting for me to get to them. I also have several short stories, a novella and a novelette completed as well. My goal at this point is to become published by age 50, if not sooner. I’d be very pleased to share my stories with you; that IS what they are for, after all.
I like a good story, regardless of genre, though I am most partial to those that fall outside the realm of my experience.
I watch a lot of Netflix, catching up on all the stuff that I missed while I was married. I recently completed “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and loved it; I absolutely love the character Willow Rosenberg— what a doll! I am currently watching "Angel." I finally got to see “Lost” and loved it—saw it twice in two years; the new “Battlestar Galactica”—the second best show that I’ve ever seen on TV; “Heroes”, which I liked but was spotty at best, just to name a few. I enjoy the CSI type shows very much as well.
I may as well admit that I am a nerd. I love Sci-fi, some fantasy, especially LOTR and Dragonriders of Pern...9th Pass in particular. I collect figures related to these genres and prefer to look at them as miniatures, lol. No, I do NOT play with them. They are for display only. I have played D&D, attend SF conventions (though not in some time) I've met Walter Koenig and Majel Barret Roddenberry and saw Gene speak in Cleveland in 1979. (AWESOME!) I've met Alan Dean Foster and got his autograph on a piece of my artwork from one of his stories. I adore Firefly and Serenity, steampunk--which is in most instances a fancy name for Victorian era SF and fantasy--and much more. I love Japanese animation as well, especially Macross/Robotech. (Yeah, I know--not the same thing.) I like The Walking Dead, but like the first season the best. I am particulalrly fond of post-apocalyptic stories.
I feel that I am intelligent, and have a goofy sense of humor, running from dry to Monty Python-esque.
I also like to travel. I was in the Navy for 5 years and have been to: Spain, France, Italy, Yugoslavia, Greece, Israel, Egypt and Tunisia in the Mediterranean. To Diego Garcia and Singapore in the Indian Ocean. I have been to St. Thomas and Nassau in the Caribbean. I've been to Rome, Pompeii, Paris, Pisa, Cannes, Marseilles, Toulon, Alexandria, Cairo, Giza, Dubrovnik, Tel Aviv, Barcelona and Athens to name a few.
My favorite place is any place that there is water—that was why I joined the Navy!
I love music, especially most music from the 80's, very little current music (And I use the term loosely) with the exceptions of Abney Park and FalloutBoy. I do like some country, primarily Lady Antebellum, the Civil Wars and a few others.
I love art, and, though I haven’t done any of it in some time, I draw, am a good photographer—Navy trained—build models (Though I am not content to build them as is, they always have to be as original or heavily modified as possible), and I love art that is extremely realistic—as close to life as possible. I love to cook, and am pretty good at it. People watching can definitely be entertaining and endlessly fascinating.
Oh, and I’m really, really good with computers and am also very good with remodeling, home improvement and gardening. I LOVE water gardens!
I believe people until they give me reason not to. As for the past, we all have one, and for a lot of us they can be pretty bad—myself included—but I am able to talk about it and be okay with it if the person I’m talking to is okay with it, too. I don’t expect people to share theirs if it makes them unhappy to do so. Moving forward is always best, but often hard to do.
What I'm Looking For
I like petite (short) women of most sizes. I like bright, sweet, and kind women. I like someone that I can have good conversations with as well as enjoying quiet time together. I'm not your run of the mill guy...I don't need a "beautiful" woman. What I want is someone who looks good without makeup. (By the way, truly pretty women don't need it, and less is best.) I have a very different view on what is attractive and it is definitely not what your average guy looks for. I don't choose someone based on looks, but rather what I see in their face and eyes. I am an eye man, and every woman I've liked over the years was because of their pretty eyes...just realized that this year. Enough for now.