update–back on the wagon

I've fallen off blogging for too long, time to get back into it! While I've been away I have: Decided to take a break from writing my next novel to writing short stories. Threw away the short story I was writing and went back to my novel Enrolled in a technical writing certification course so …

Losing momentum

Cause I haven't been writing every day, I feel the write is just draining out of me. So this is me trying to fill it back up again. Reading: I finished listening to Heart of Darkness and found it a bit disturbing, and also very well written. It was referenced in Rings of Saturn by …

how ‘the customer is always right’ culture is ruining our society

Happy May Day! Workers' rights are important, and are ignored quite a bit in this capitalistic country (one of the few countries that doesn't have May Day as a day off for workers... quite ironic.) Here, it seems, even workers treat other workers like crap. And I don't think it's necessarily because they are bad …

dying, now or later…

The Plague has been getting more interesting. One part I enjoyed was, as the characters are now all quarantined inside the town, and death is all around, one character is sitting in his house trying to write a book, and rewriting the same sentence for days and weeks, trying to find just the right words. …

is love just imagination?

I was listening to some classical music on my local classical station on the way in to work today, and one song was said to have been composed for a play about a sculpture who fell in love with his statue. After some googling, I think this is Pygmalion, in Greek mythology. This made me wonder …