Mark asks why the guns have stopped. Why no trash talk? Oh, Mark. I think we all know the answer to that. Nobody wants to make you cry like a little girl. That’s why.

Here’s the thing. I’m trying to lose a few pounds, okay? I’m living on caffeine and sugar-free Werther’s Originals right now. And my story has taken a turn for the lousy. And I don’t know how it ends. Or even how it middles. My civility is a currently a thin veneer covering a pulsating mass of pure rage. If I let the top off, there’s no telling what I’ll say or do.
(Finn, you talentless bald troll)
No! I didn’t say that! That was the last cappuccino talking, is all.
(Justus…couldn’t write his way out of a paper bag if you let him trace over the letters…)
Did you hear something? I didn’t.
(Gregory, if you wrote any slower, you’d be J.D. Salinger…)
Um. I should probably stop for the moment. My eyes are bulging. Excuse me, barista? Another mocha. And a shotgun. With whip.

– Matt –

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Matthew Sturges is the writer of a bunch of comic books, including House of Mystery series and Jack of Fables, as well as the upcoming Four Norsemen of the Apocalypse. He authored the novels Midwinter and Office of Shadow.

1 Comment

  1. Nothing you’ve written above makes any sense. For God’s sake, man, if you’re going to make a public post, at least make an effort to make sense.

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