Analog or digital planning for 2019?

In a few weeks, I will need to stop dithering and make a decision: will I use an analog or digital planner for 2019? When I started my current job at the library, I had a Bullet Journal system in place, which satisfied my two primary drives: recording notes and ideas by hand, because I... Continue Reading →

The dream and the skeptic.

Last night, sleeping on the floor of my study with my hand resting under the chin of my aging cat, I had a visitation dream. You know the kind, the dreams we see in movies or read in books, during which all of the details are so vivid that it seems real, it must be... Continue Reading →

Treading the water of okay.

By the middle of last month I had written almost 20,000 words of a disjointed speculative fiction manuscript before my momentum guttered and died. We don't say things like "I lost NaNoWriMo," but I certainly feel a loss whenever I do not complete what I set out to do. November 30th turned into December 1st,... Continue Reading →

I am accidentally reading five books at a time again. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder CarrollNo Plot? No Problem! by Chris BatyAn Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers SolomonSummerland by Hannu Rajaniemi

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