Always be dreaming

I've been having trouble writing, because I haven't been thinking. Now, since I've started spending more time each day just drifting, mentally, I find I'm a lot more inspired. I think mind-wandering is important for me. It's hard when we are all currently surrounded by chaos, evil, and death, but all that stress and anxiety …

Story number 4: JUPITER

I've completed story number 4 out of 6 for my resolution goal this year, and number 2 out of 7 for my planned collection of stories: The Planets. This one was a real pain, and I had a hard time finding the spirit. But it came out okay in the end! Even though it went …

I am a poor judge of my own work

I'm writing a story finally. Took a while to get the ideas organized in my head for the next planet, Jupiter. I'm writing about an endless storm, but on Earth. The problem is I don't really like it. But I can't stop now so I'll just have to push it out. It's not like I …

Strange points of view

I'm listening to My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk, and so far there has been a chapter narrated by a dead man at the bottom of a well, and one narrated by a stray dog. These attention-grabbing narrators are fun to read, and I think they might be fun to write, too, so I …

What is next?

I'm waiting for the next thing to grab me... probably not good. I should reach out and do some grabbing myself. I find it hard to be energetic about something that doesn't take hold of me, though. There must be some way to manufacture that feeling... Or maybe prolific writers are just as numb and …