Diary 8/10 to 8/11/22: Dream of Monopoly; weight woes; petty "depression"; reading my diary; dictionaries; pissy mood; gym gear; Wilfred or Wilfrid?
Diary 5/26 to 5/27/22: Body image; McGovern on nuclear war; peculiar dream; writing success; Graham Greene on Highsmith; pointless bus rides; school massacre; Family Guy.
Diary 5/20 to 5/23/22: Patricia Highsmith quotes; Chris Hedges; a dream; stopping caring; disgraceful eating; neuroscientist quote; fiction writing "my calling"; my best reading and writing; wilted cilantro; Jif recall; Australian climate and election.
Self-distraction; talk is cheap; piles of notes; marriage is not a reward quote from Chris Hedges; Bullet Journal; efficiency; screaming; Abraham Joshua Heschel; a dream; restarting the novel.
Books that sweep me away; inspired by Middlemarch; a scam avoided; inspired by Greta Thunberg; a dream; blog activity up; George Lakoff and metaphors.
Writing when it flows, and when it doesn't; my way to happiness; pain perception; click bait; Nog and fiction; Pablo does it again; Chomsky on Ukraine.
Less psych, more writing! And less TV. Firing up the Fynn novel again; MK Ultra and Pablo's sources; poetry tiff; the mad Russian and Fox "News"; Saint Clara and other DVDs
Catastrophe! The fight with the sea dragon and the aftermath. Plus, a new friend. Photo by Egor Kamelev on Pexels.com Hap: The Story So Far (link opens new tab) Chapter Five: A Fight for Their Lives Uncertain of his role in the coming battle, Hap put one hand on his sword hilt and the other … Continue reading Hap the Crystalwright, Part Three
Hap the crystalwright and his nephew Pit pursue a spy, and, with others, embark on a dangerous voyage. A continuing fantasy story.
A fantasy novel-in-progress, inspired by the Greek and Persian wars of ancient history. In this chapter, a spy is discovered in the Kreeg city of Meteron.
Work cures depression; novel ideas and questions; W.W. Atkinson; reading Neuroscience; Patricia Highsmith's diaries; movie reviews incl. the best Jane Austen movie; looking at 2021; John Cleese; so much more!
Jerry Brown quote; neurotransmitters; The Philosophy Club novel; Hap the Crystalwright novel; many movies, some TV; versions of Jane Austen's Emma compared a bit.
Novel writing; Pickwick Papers quotes; lie/lay? Movies; drug companies; Lincoln; Durant book and others; phthisis.
Movie reviews, Durant book, Thriftbooks complaint, sudoku books, my new schedule, Twitter popularity, Anatol Lieven interview, novel plotting.
Writing prompts; Cioran quote and words as blunt instruments; Sophie's World; failing memory again; two bad movies.
Sybil movie; two novels die and another is born; horror movie mistake; Hemlock Club meeting; possible philosophy discussion.
How books saved my writing soul; plus whining about WordPress; and Eve Arden, Camus's Stranger, In the Fade, so, lots of potatoes ending with a burst of excitement.
Save the Cat! Writes a Novel; a hard issue in writing; WordPress not great; bad movies; Austen's Persuasion.
Working on a novel; Anna Faris & Scary Movies; Helen Vendler & Alexander Pope; Prison Diary dictation; Alan Watts & self-mastery; Bugsy Malone.
Reviews of Frozen, Catwoman, and other movies; heart attack scare; book-buying splurge; my whims; publishing plan; and the usual blather.