Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Oh, hi.

Just thought I would drop by for an update.

Basically, my life is awesome.  I am living an awesome life.

Can't wait to see what happens.

Auditing a class this J-Term - Video Games as an Art Form.  Should be fun.

I just have a few things left to do.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Spring Break 2012

It's kind of like a sabbatical, I think.

I have goals, like reading the books I need to read for my one huge term paper this semester, but mainly this week is about me.

For the first time, the majority of my work this semester has consisted of creation.  I wrote more than fifty pages of original work for one class alone.  Add the thirty-four pages for my other classes and it becomes natural to think that I am feeling a bit drained.

I need to be rejuvenated, and I really think the only way to do that is to remember why I am doing all of this.  So Friday, I watched Glee.  Sunday I watched Star Wars.  Today I am watching Harry Potter and I may or may not be watching Avatar later.  Also, I think I'll be reading Catching Fire tonight.

Already, I am thinking of fresh ideas to apply to my work.  New and better ways to accomplish what I really want to accomplish.  Maybe sometime this week I'll try to apply them, but I think I'll hold off on school-related creation this week.  If I write anything, it'll be fandom related.  That's more of a game than creation, anyway.

Of course, sometimes I feel like I'm beginning to take myself too seriously.  Writing is supposedly to be about expression and all that.  But if I learned anything this semester, it's that writing is about communication, or rather conveying that expression to an audience.  Therefore, if I am going to be successful, I must begin to strictly adhere to what I want to say.  It is a careful and serious business, writing.

I know that sounds pretentious, but if I were to remain artsy rather than serious about my craft, I am sure I would achieve nothing.

This week is to prepare me for the work ahead.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

I Know I'm Not on Here Much Anymore

But I feel like I should let you all know that some of my work has been selected for publication in LU's literary magazine, Arrow Rock.  I'm thinking it will be in print in April.

Next task: The GRE.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

So I haven't been here in awhile.

Sorry about that.


Updates About My Life:

  • More in love with Glee
    • But I also hate it so much
      • I realize that is unhealthy
  • I am far too attached to my iPhone
    • How did I survive without it?
      • I realize that is unhealthy
  • Going to be published in LU literary journal
    • Fun stuff.
  • School is awesome
    • Need to think about the GRE
    • Also need to think about the Writing Assessment 
  • Developing a love for hipster music
    • Although, this is happening so late, can it be called hipster music anymore?
      • Feel free to recommend more.

Monday, January 16, 2012

And Miles To Go Before I Sleep

Sometimes I get so tired.  I just want to pack it all in and say, "Screw everything.  Everybody thinks I am so crazy for wanting what I want out of this life; I probably am.  Life is hard. So hard, in fact, that I really shouldn't even try to achieve anything I really truly want, because that's too hard."

Hopes and dreams are overrated; Realism is where it's at.  Taking the path of only relatively mild resistance--that is what you are asking of me.  That is what you call practicality.

In those times, I realize that I am confusing Realism for Fatalism; it's a family trait.

The only thing that is 'real' is the feeling I get when I think about where I'll be in five years.  That sensation of unbridled excitement and anticipation is the only 'real' thing I know these days.

Think what you will.  After all, I cannot stop you.  But the conflict between environmental and personal logic perspective it what is truly tiresome.

If only you could see what I see.  Nothing here is enough.