The several books I own: Foundation

Foundation: Reading this book was one of the first times I really understood how short life is, and it forced my young self to actually consider my own mortality. The story covers thousands of years, and the characters come and go over that time, each playing their part and barely remembering or understanding those before …

The several books I own: 2001

If only books weren't so heavy. Yesterday I took 4 boxes full of books and one full of movies to half priced books, and sold them. It was sad, but I really can't carry them around, especially since I'm planning on moving a third the way across the country via car in a month or …

Sleep and Stories.

I finished writing a story last week which I was going to post here, but then after I was finished I thought 'hey this is pretty good, actually' so I decided to fix it up and try to sell it instead. I went over it a few times, removed and changed and added and tweaked, …

A bee.

I saw a bee on the way back from a run to the store today (I have been running lately, now that the sun is showing its face, in an effort to not be so horribly out of shape).  It was a fuzzy black bumblebee bobbing around in the grass, searching for something special to …

10k

Ladies and gentlemen, today I have reached the quiet, unimposing milestone of ten thousand words in my novel. The moment passed, unnoticed and unannounced. Except for right now, as I'm announcing it to everyone. Yes, I have done something today which I've only done once before. And before, it was about vampires, so we don't …

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