The After-Party Crash and other stories

The visiting relatives packed up and left yesterday after a fun week including a graduation, a birthday, and more sugar than I've eaten in the average month. We loved seeing you, T & C and family! And we will try to make it out to your place one of these days.

Also loved seeing: MissPhotographerB and her friends! I still can't believe I left my camera in the glove box. But if all goes well, we're headed through her town in a few weeks.

And further, loved seeing: the crowd from the Great Annual Memorial Day Hockey Game. For the one hour I could be there, it was fun.

It's Friday. The sun is supposed to come out and stay for a couple of days, and for the first time in weeks, Lou and I have no major events to attend. Time to care for our inner introverts. Goodbye, world! We like you. But we'll see you next Monday.

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Owing to the busyness, I went days without checking either Google Reader or Facebook. If you made a major announcement this week, and I missed it, please forgive me.

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Writers' link of the week: ComputerSherpa's The Periodic Table of Storytelling, which lists almost every imaginable trope and archetype. Look closely—there's brilliance in every corner.

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Music of the week: I find it very difficult to write to music, even non-lyrical music. There are, however, a few pieces—Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, for instance—that work well for me. And then there's epic movie and video game soundtracks. As it turns out, game composer Nobuo Uematsu can almost unfailingly put me in the mood to write.

Aerith's Theme, performed by YouTuber and pianist Arkton.

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Funny of the week: A twofer, from Eric Pazdziora, because I couldn't resist either one. Here are Cause and Effect and The Return of the Christian Album Covers.

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JuNoWriMo Tally
Week 1 hours: 2 (and counting)

Happy weekend, everyone!

1 comment:

  1. I love the TV Tropes site! Glad to see it condensed into a handy, visual format!


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