Month: January 2019

Book Writing Exercise

Put two characters, each of whom wants something from the other, in a room together.  Neither of them is allowed to ask for it straight out.  Give them five minutes with only dialogue to get what they want. “Is there something I can do…

A Glimpse of Chapter One and Only Chapter One

As you know, well some of you, I’ve reached the deep end of the pool with my rewriting.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve rewritten certain parts of it.  Way too many and while I wasn’t going to release any of it…

Poem: Take Your Best Shot

I waited for it to come outside. It did, but only wanted to play, and play not according to the rules, but to the exceptions. Little did it know, that wasn’t part of my plan.  I had not come here to mess around. I…

Quote by Kubrick

 

End of January 2019 Quotes

Poem: Needing Someone Who Knows What We’re Doing

If you fail, I win. I wonder why it needs to be this way. Why must we suffer so? Can’t there be two winners? The decision has been made. I’m left holding misery in one palm and hurt in the other. Now, I can’t…

Poem: To Dissatisfy

With every touch of your hand, I wanted something else, but this I did not get. It was good, at first, but after a few minutes it was bad, very bad. This wasn’t what I wanted. I came here for relaxation, for peace, for…

Netflix TV Mini-Series: Watership Down (2018)

Quote from Watership Down by General Woundwort: “You will find the outsiders and when you do, we will destroy their warren, and leave no trace of them on this Earth.” Directors: Noam Murro, Peter Dodd, Seamus Malone, and Alan Short Writers: Tim Bidwell (4…

Book Recommendation: Pet Sematary

Publication Date: February 1, 2001 Publisher: Pocket Books Page Number: 562 As with most of Stephen King’s books, he writes about life after death, greed and temptation, mental illness and physical violence, and the mystical and supernatural.  Why am I recommending “Pet Sematary” besides…

Nothing Left to Give, Leaving It Behind

My second journal type entry for January.  Most people say I wear my heart on my sleeve and can be brutally honest with my life.  I have for the most part although there are other things you have to keep to yourself.  Yet, I…

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