This is going to be a bit of a strange post today. No pictures of Spain, no travel stories or advice. Instead, I wanted to tell you about my novel. Well, novels.
Time has come for me to start turning my focus towards my next city, New York. It's also my last city, so who am I kidding, my focus has always been on it.
Going back through a journal is always a revealing way to revisit a period of your life. I’ve never been a diary kind of person. Even with this blog, I rarely write this kind of post, the ‘what happened to me today,’ type. But looking through this most recently completed journal was very strange. A little sad.
Dear Mr. or Ms. Editor, Sorry.
There is so much going on in the world now that I feel I should write a post. About SOPA, about Romney (or the other Republican "candidates"), or even about a certain TV Show that I'd like to see saved. All are topics I've been mentally writing posts about for awhile. But, I'm having a … Continue reading Blogging Like A Goddamn Motherfucking Champ (working off the hypothesis that more people read my posts when there is swearing in the title)
As I head into my 7th year of a 10 year project, I’m looking back on the art that I’ve discovered in my first 6 cities. I’m examining the music, films and literature that have had the greatest impact on my life throughout the previous 6 cities. In doing so, I’m only discussing the albums, … Continue reading The 6 Best: My Favorite Books of 10 Cities/10 Years, So Far
In honor of the publication of Ground Zero, Colin Nolquist phoned his mother for the first time in eight months and had a conversation with her for all of six minutes. The topic of his novel never came up. In the book, Nolquist unravels a sprawling seventeen second moment experienced by roughly 3,000 people in … Continue reading Ground Zero