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July 2008

Puncutation and Paragraph Breaks

UncategorizedJuly 25, 2008 • < 1 min read • 0

I love punctuation — for me, it does more for the overall effect of a story than word choice. I’m not sure if that’s blasphemy or not, because as an aspiring writer I should be in love with words, but I really just love the form of telling a story. Words are great, I do […]

On the Topic of Self-Publishing

UncategorizedJuly 23, 2008 • 2~4 min read • 0

I’m very seriously considering self-publishing the Novel. Again. I always go back and forth about the idea of self-publishing. On one hand, it’s a great way to keep complete control over your work. On the other, it looks a lot easier to mess up than going the traditional route. There was a point a couple […]

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UncategorizedJuly 20, 2008 • < 1 min read • 0

In trying to make the blog look more interesting, ended up losing a lot of sidebar stuff. Not that I needed a lot of sidebar stuff, but I liked it. Now I have to put it back together again. So, sorry it’s kinda dull for the time being.

Memory

UncategorizedJuly 19, 2008 • 2~3 min read • 1

While Andy and I were driving home Korn’s ADIDAS came on the radio — I heard the opening chords and said, “No fucking way.” I haven’t listened to that song in such a long time. It reminds me of walking to the BX while living in Japan, with our headphones on and half-assed talking to […]

A Fresh Start Every Time?

UncategorizedJuly 14, 2008 • 2~3 min read • 1

I’m still working on this short story. I’ve been rewriting and adding a lot of detail to some scenes, and cutting back others. Overall, the editing process has made me feel like I’m left with a stronger, more compelling story. Rock on, yeah? I have the old laptop. The old laptop runs Wordpad like a […]