Rob(ert) Dittrich

Excerpt: from “Wrong Notes”

From time to time, in addition to shorter items, I will post excerpts from longer works. The following is from the forthcoming urban horror/fantasy novella “Wrong Notes,” to be published by Madness Heart Press. Victor Gregory, called “Gris-gris” by his Haitian neighbors, is a young violinist in the symphony orchestra of a large Texas city. … Continue reading Excerpt: from “Wrong Notes”

How I Got Here

                “And you may ask yourself: well, how did I get here?” – Talking Heads                 I promised that I’d share a little of my story – at least the part of it that relates to my writing. I feel I must ask your forgiveness if I go on too long, or if I don’t … Continue reading How I Got Here

The Experiment

I’ve been meaning to start this blog for a while, but even after I’d decided to do it, I realized I had some decisions to make. Would it have a theme, or simply be a journal? How often would I update it? How personal would I make it? I thought for a long time about … Continue reading The Experiment

The Obligatory First Post, in which the Author States His Intentions in a Humorous and/or Self-Deprecating Way, and Attempts to Convince the Reader to Like Him

Hey y’all! I will try to tick all the boxes for an introductory post, while sparing you as much formulaic boredom as possible. What can you expect to read here? My intention for this blog is to chronicle my serious attempts at writing fiction – not that the fiction itself will necessarily have a serious … Continue reading The Obligatory First Post, in which the Author States His Intentions in a Humorous and/or Self-Deprecating Way, and Attempts to Convince the Reader to Like Him


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