Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nightowling

An hour has been taken from us. Let’s put aside the fact that daylight savings don’t serve their purpose anymore. Instead I want to look at the consequences of losing an hour (gaining one is nicer, until it gets dark … Continue reading

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Writer’s Retreat

Going on a writer’s retreat does not mean that one writes all the time. It should entail more writing than one usually does. Thankfully that is the case. But more than anything it’s about getting away from the daily trot … Continue reading

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Finish it

Finishing something, anything, feels awesome. It can be something small like making in through War and Peace. Or getting that lawn mowed, doing a spring clean, maybe. It has to be something that requires an effort, even some dedication, if … Continue reading

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Untitled

I wrote this on the way home from Vienna. I felt a certain need to post it. Writing keeps me sane. Surrounded by strangers on a plane, tired after a long weekend walking around Vienna, being easily annoyed, I write. … Continue reading

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What I have learned about writing

This blog will turn two in May, only a few weeks to go. I have thus far written 215 blog entries. Sometimes short, other times longer entries, every now and then lazy ones. Along the way I learned much more … Continue reading

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Stolen time

This is a bit of a confession. Indulge me. I read this yesterday in an article I reblogged on Tumblr: “‘books are written with time stolen from other people’ (Paolo Bacigalupi? Anyway I heard it from him)”. It is true. … Continue reading

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Of Clouds and Light Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, good day, good night. Whichever of these apply to you, hello. Let’s make it official. I have a website. The title of this blog is the name of my site. … Continue reading

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In the mood for nothing

I’ve not written much since my last blog. My day job exhausted me to a point where I just wanted to walk out and not come back. At times I did not write on purpose, gestating instead, letting my thoughts … Continue reading

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Let them go

From conception to gestation to birthing an idea, letting it grow, watching it falter and helping it mature there seems to be an odd parallel to having a child and rearing it. It’s a child of thoughts, one of the … Continue reading

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