Next year, it’s on.
Current word count is 3153…so behind, but I’m over my blockage, so I have a lot of hope for the rest of the week.
I hate my story so far, but I won’t give up. It’s day 4 and I’ve only got 1337 words. I’m sort of frustrated, because I can feel the writer’s block a-coming. I should have pre-planned better.
I’m going to write a novel for National Novel Writing Month. I have to start November 1st, and get a 50,000 word novel churned out by the last day of the month. It’s a good way to push myself to write. I have something that I’ve started as far as ideas go, but I don’t know if it’s got enough depth to be streched out into novel form. We’ll see how this goes.
My Bloody Valentine-Loveless
Devendra Banhart-Cripple Crow
Architecture in Helsinki-In Case We Die
Nouvelle Vague-self titled
Antony and the Johnsons-I Am A Bird Now
The Feelies-Crazy Rhythms
Hazel-Toreador of Love
Time to start looking up good vegetarian dishes for Thanksgiving. Easy foods that I won’t burn.
I’ve already read
Still Life with Woodpecker
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Another Roadside Attraction
and I’m almost done with Skinny Legs and All.
Thanks to my new discovery of the miraculous http://hype.non-standard.net I have discovered the following bands:
Architecture in Helsinki
Cars Can Be Blue
The next step is to move beyond downloading and actually buying these cds.
I finally got new shoes. My old ones were hurting my feet and weren’t staying on whenever I went down stairs. My new shoes look just like the shoes I always get: black with white laces. Oh snap, how exciting. (Do not fear the sarcasm.)
I hardly ever buy shoes. I have to be sort of forced into it.
I was thinking of getting a tattoo of the cowgirl from the cover of Even Cowgirls get the Blues by Tom Robbins. I don’t know if I want it in color, though, because I heard that colors could come out weird on darker skin. I was also want to get one of the people shaking hands from the Ok Computer cover art (as seen in this image).
Pooh, I can’t roll my ‘r’s. This could make learning spanish a bit tricky, but I shan’t give up.
I have some things in mind, but overall, I can’t decide where my heart lies. I actually want to try a number of things for a while, then do something else when I feel like it. I think first I’ll try teaching, then I want to go back to school for film making or something like that. Maybe I’ll even look into what I could do with my writing.
I think Spanish sounds very beautiful and to learn it would be beneficial. I think I’ll look into taking a class or something. I’ve tried books and tapes, but they don’t really work. I had this old cd-rom that taught me a few words and phrases, but it’s hard to maintain a sort of routine.