The business of knocking over and breaking things, and ripping up things, and killing little things is so tiring. One must sit around and do nothing in order to regain one’s strength. There’s also the ever-important plotting part. One must never neglect this task. A well thought-out plot of evil today turns tomorrow’s knocked-over vase from something run of the mill into something genius, like a vase knocked over and onto the keyboard, while Stacy is holding a hot cup of coffee.
I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.View all posts by Stacy Horn →