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Day 3 – Are you Afraid of the Dark?

Words: 2398 Total words: 4634 Time spent writing: 1 hour, 45 minutes. Favourite line: No one was ready to know that creatures of myth and legend walked among them. That some of them hunted humanity, for food or for sport. No one was ready to be that afraid of the dark. Lessons Learned: This gets …

Day 2 – Wizarding Worries and Swing Sorrow

Words: 592 Time spent writing: 45 minutes Favourite sentence:¬†Ordinary people never understood. They only saw the power, and not the price. All of the fire, but none of the risk. Lessons learned: Swing dancing makes for very tired writing. Introducing magical realism is hard. Still have no idea how people work. Conclusions: Keep writing. Consider …

Day 1 – The Heartbeat of Beginning

Day 1 Log! Words: 1625 Time Spent Writing: Three hours. Terms invented: thrash banjo Favourite Phrase: “getting drunker than a Toronto mayor” ¬† Lessons learned: I do not give fucks where anything happens. This thing reads like a play. I do not, at all, understand human beings or their behaviour. ¬† Conclusion: I should keep …

Sitting Quietly With People

Dog in chair

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving, which means I’m in a whole other city visiting family and dogs and things. It’s 1am and there’s a dog who refuses to go to bed as long as one other person in the house is awake. I’m writing and getting this week’s videos ready, and thinking about how my family is …

Fever dreams

drawing-leftovers

Down with the sickness this weekend, updating websites I haven’t touched in far too long. I blame Rachel and Miles, who have haunted me all weekend. I even missed the poetry slam, on account of being Patient Zero for the next great epidemic. Despite all my sleeping, I made a thing. This isn’t it, but …