Do more than one thing

As some of you may know, my other hobby besides writing is playing Go, or Baduk, and there are several sayings or 'proverbs' that players hear when learning the game. One of them is something like 'a move that only does one thing is a bad move'. IĀ had an epiphany one day, when having extra …

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Imagine no possessions…

Ursula K. Le Guin did, in The Dispossessed, which I just finished listening to. This book was described to me as the anti Atlas Shrugged, which made me instantly buy it without hearing anything else. It holds up to this description by being of reasonable length, by having realistic, likable characters, and by describing ideas …

Pre-ordering a book?

I just pre-ordered Death's End by Cixin Liu on audible. I can't remember the last time I was so excited for a book, and I have never pre-ordered a book before! It seems I'm always finding a series years after it's been completed. But this one has made me wait painfully long for the conclusion, …

The endless slog through the morass of procrastination

I have reached 20,000 words on the novella I've been writing since November of last year. Yeah, that's like, 2000 words per month. But despite the inchworm-like pace I've been maintaining on it, I still feel like reaching this milestone deserves some kind of cheering. However. If I keep up at this pace it won't …

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