Personal Notes

Trauma and the Things That Save Us

I read the essays in Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life yesterday, pretty quickly after having received the book. It amazes me, even now, how much I identify with many of these writers and the events of their lives.

It inspired me to write my own essay about my trauma, and the things that saved me. Unfortunately, it wasn’t superheroes or comics, but it was still fiction and it is still important for me to write about it.

This is my essay. It rambles. My early life was chaotic, thus is the telling of it. I’d apologize for it, but why should I be sorry?

Personal Notes

I’ve got no idea, but a house on the beach sounds nice

For the last couple of days, I’ve been playing around with some new software called Jekyll. It’s an alternative website compiler that just delivers static files, rather than being database-driven. It’s pretty slick. And it has been itching the tech geek bone a bit. I didn’t realize how much I missed noodling around with some… Continue reading I’ve got no idea, but a house on the beach sounds nice

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Today’s Progress & Some Light On My Process

As of today, I’ve written a second outline for my fantasy story. I’ve now tentatively titled it The Sapphire Sword, though that’s bound to change over time. Stats: Title: The Sapphire Sword Word Count: 1000 fiction / 3400 (over two outlines) Total Words: 4400 Deadline: March 30, 2016 Genre: Fantasy On other fronts, I’m discovering… Continue reading Today’s Progress & Some Light On My Process