My collector gene

My first ever ‘physical’ copies of a manga arrived in the mail today: Blame!, which I raved about before, volumes 7 and 8, which I think are largely the best of the work, having read it.

Now one might ask: “If you’ve already read it, why did you buy the hard copy?”

The first, and more obvious, answer is I like hard copy. That doesn’t quite get to the heart of the matter, though.

You see, the second answer is that I am a collector. I collect all sorts of things, from books to wargames miniatures, to music recordings, to podcasts, to the serious side of ‘collecting’ my own work in the form of novels as I write them.

Anyway, I got these volumes of Blame! not only because I like them, and I’m a collector. I think they’ll serve as good visual references to help in sparking my imagination toward cyberpunk. I’m beginning to feel more positive about writing again and cyberpunk or post-cyberpunk is a genre of which I’m quite fond.

I don’t have a lot to do this evening, so who knows. Maybe I’ll start soon.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.