They say the first day of September is the true “New Year’s Day”, when it comes to work and projects.
It might well be.
It’s certainly true for me – autumn is always a highly-charged time of the year, as far as I’m concerned.
Pity it’s not the same for my country – so, while I’m still sending out CVs and running around looking for a new job, I look around and I keep busy.
And that’s the reason…
Let’s kick the week (and the month!) off with a fine link and an interesting review…The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine
As the blurb says…
“How to sculpt an environment that optimizes creative flow and summons relevant knowledge from your long-term memory through the right retrieval cues.“
The opera is Telemaco, ossia L’isola di Circe (Telemachus, or Circe’s Island).
I like the setting quite a lot.
The idea of Ulysses as a lost flyer is quite interesting.
And when Circethe sorceress as an Oriental Dragon Lady gets into play, the whole…
You wanna hear a horror story?
Fine, here goes: yesterday my mother came back from the dead.
It went like this…
The bank asked my father for a certificate – they asked him to provide legal proof that he’s alive.
This being August, and administration offices still being in a state of summer torpor, my father downloaded a standard self-certification form from the web, filled in the…
It’s Friday, but today I will not post an image for a prompt, but rather a link to a full website filled with wonderful images.
Doing some background research for my Aculeo & Amunet stories*, I found AncientVine.com - a huge repository of information, images and video abut life in the Ancient World.
Go check it out.
It will leave you speechless.
* Yes, it’s again the old story of…
One of the most entertaining and refreshing aspects of working with a great editor is sometimes you spend a whole night discussing swingy thingies.
Which disproves the old legend that authors and editors are often at odds, and engage in fiery discussions.
We were somewhat at odds, but we had a good laugh.
Consider the following contraption
This thing appears in one of the stories that will be…
And yet, sometimes there are weird silly ideas that pop up and won’t lay down.