Monthly Archives: November 2013

holidays

From a perfectly nice person doing a holiday feature at a newspaper:  “I’m asking local authors to suggest a good book or two for holiday giving. If you’re willing to participate, I’d need the title(s) and a line or two … Continue reading

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draft

sent draft of novel to writer friend and agent.  I know the picture is backwards but it’s the diagrams that I want to record.

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magic

I think I just finished the first real draft of the last chapter of the book.  I will probably spend the rest of the day futzing and futzing with formatting a whole document.  I will not print out yet.  I … Continue reading

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movie machines

Here is Maggie Nelson– after describing the way that some colors– blues for instance– “fall out” of films when they are transferred to digital– quoting Mike Kelley in her book Bluets:  “My removal arose not from a conscious decision, but was … Continue reading

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BIRD

I made the transition from third person to first — I tried to make it happen in the first paragraph of the last chapter, a chapter called Magic, and it’s making it easier to write the material and it feels … Continue reading

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facebook self-marketing post

I am honored to be included by the lovely genius.  Elated to learn I am alongside.  Hailed as the next.  Thrilled and grateful to be mentioned.  Be sure to pick up the essential.

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fast

I am deep in there, in the book.  I still don’t really know what the title really means.  I’ve got one more chapter to find out.  It’s a fat draft, about 82k words.  Fat for me.  I have been working … Continue reading

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