3 Once upon a time
There was one trip to the Arctic that was more dangerous than I had anticipated. I went with a group of environmental scientists who were measuring climate change. They had a hunch (since confirmed) that the poles were warming more quickly than the rest of the planet because they are cooler to begin with. There is nothing difficult about this thought, in itself. However, the meat of the issue...
2 Nothing ever happens
Why would anyone want to write a novel about me? I’m nearly forty years old. I’m not, by any means an alpha male, silverback, or whatever else you might think is attractive at my age. I wear spectacles because they are easier to use than contact lenses and more sensible than laser surgery. I’m that man you sometimes see in an elevator. My job is actually quite interesting,...
1 A protagonist
This is always the first stumbling block. I could be “I”, but I would still have to name myself somewhere. Usually. If I remain nameless my readers won’t think me credible. I’m not credible, though. Credibility is something I have been mining all my life, in the hope that one day I might strike rich. So I need to make up my name. Not my real name, which is...
Ideas for a novel
I have none. I want to write a novel because novels and popular music are the art forms that I most connect with. I am a poor musician. I have my own musical style that isn’t popular. My novel would be the same. Even so it’s worth a few more thoughts. Others have turned blogs into published works, so I will put more thoughts into the blog and see how it looks. Will it become...
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roxygen: You know, I have my issues with Romney but with the DNC coming up I’m starting to remember why Obama’s campaign (now campaigns) always rubs me the wrong way. He pushed to make it harder to buy clove cigarettes because the sweet taste would entice young people to start smoking, but… More “big bro” than “bro”?
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