I've been on a bit of a reading spree lately. I wanted to finish a classic so I read Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Not going to lie, that was a tough read but I found a way to help myself get through it without spending years trying to decipher Dostoevsky, especially at my … Continue reading Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
One thing I may have to come to terms with in my current novel, Sirens, is that I may have to rewrite the ending. I don't want to do that but one person recommended it and I feel like they may be right. I too felt like the ending was a bit rushed. I can't remember … Continue reading Utter Drivel.
I can light the fire
I’m hesitant to write. I keep thinking back to the idea of going to school, to sign up again through the registrar to take a bunch of classes that I won’t be interested in so some authority figure can put pressure on me to complete work by a deadline in the hopes that those deadlines … Continue reading I can light the fire
Sometimes, writing something can feel like preparing a term paper: you know you have to do it, the only way to get it done is to sit down and write it, but you have a mental block that makes you want to avoid the strenuous activity of sitting down to punch at the keys. I … Continue reading 19Mar2022
We The Living by Ayn Rand
We The Living was published by Ayn Rand in 1936. Rand was a Russian-born writer who escaped Russia a few years after the Russian Revolution when the Soviets took over the country. Rand had stated that We The Living was the closest thing she had written to an autobiography, saying it was semi-autobiographical. This book … Continue reading We The Living by Ayn Rand