I’m challenging myself to write 500 words of fiction every day in April… got a head start on March 30th and it’s going well so far!
I’ve tried to do this kind of thing before and only lasted like five days but I’m determined this time
UPDATE: It’s April 7th, and I am happy to report 7 successful days! 9 if you count March 30th and 31st!
I read the most sickeningly violent scene in NUMBER9DREAM this morning, the one in the bowling alley :/ The skinning scene from WIND-UP BIRD CHRONICLE has been at the top of the list since I read it when I was 15 but this one comes a darn close second
I’ve been having what feels like a huge breakthrough in my writing about film over the past couple days thanks to Matt Zoller Seitz’s article "Please, critics, write about the filmmaking." I still have so much to learn about the language of film but I’ve been watching a lot of Terrence Malick lately and even though I didn’t like TO THE WONDER very much at all, I was able to find so much to say about it and I think understand it better too… what that article reminded me is that there’s SO much to write about when it comes to film, it’s kind of impossible to not find something to say!
my mom and I are going to see AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY this afternoon! my excuses are that a) our amazing theater is trying to raise money to buy two digital projectors and I wanna support ‘em and b) I love going to the theater so I’ll see pretty much anything they play, BUT I’m actually kind of excited! My expectations of this movie are rock bottom but it can’t be ALL bad, right?
update: it can