On The Impending New Year

On December 1st, I woke up to an email, two text messages and a phone call. They were notifications from different people that one of the men who urged me to be a writer was dead. He committed suicide. He left behind a lot of people. An entire community. Friends. Family. There were times where he was a creator. He wrote, he made live action characters look not like a sheet of stats, but a portrayal of a character. Down to the smallest tics. I hadn't spoken to him for years, for many years. … [Read more...]