BUKOWSKI NEVER DID THIS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF AN UNDERGROUND WRITER AND HIS FAMILY. LitVision Press. Published June 1, 2005. An anti-novel. That is, a novel about an anti-hero. In three parts: "Bukowski Never Did This," "A Poor Man's Like a Gopher in a Tub," and "Orts."
OF MAKING MANY BOOKS THERE IS NO END: A FORM OF INSANITY. February 15 - March 19. 90,000 words. A second anti-novel, in two parts: "Dragging Up: Art Brew Gives Himself an LDA Grant (Last Ditch Attempt)" and "Postcards From Point And Shoot: An Immobilized Hero Novel."
VOCATION AND CAREER IN CONFLICT. March 15 - April 21. 93,000 words. An anti-memoir, in two parts: "Vocation and Career in Conflict: An Anti-Memoir" and "Log of a Big Hat."
IN REAL TIME: WRITING, PUBLISHING, AND SELLING BOOKS ALONG THE REDNECK RIVIERA. April 22 - May 13. 47,000 words. A second anti-memoir. In two parts: "In Real Time: Writing, Publishing, and Selling Books Along The Redneck Riviera" and "Riding for the Brand."
A SUMMING UP: WHAT IíVE DONE SO FAR, AND THE CONDITIONS I DID IT UNDER. May 14 - May 31. 40,000 words. Covers the stages Apprentice, Journeyman, Master, The Post-Masterpiece Novel, and Anti-Master, looking at the relation between, or among, domestic arrangements, means of gainful livelihood, and the technology of self-publishing in print and on the worldwide web. Combines fiction and nonfiction in the same book. Also theory and practice. Serialized daily at The Daily Bulletin, as itís being written. Occasional side-trips to read from Bukowski Never Did This, sign books, shake hands, kiss babies, a roving columnist for the L. A. (Lower Alabama) Free Press, I have to give the shit away.
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