Category Archives: Musings

The Inconsistency of Firefly’s Themes

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a series of tweets about Firefly that people seemed to like, so I thought I’d turn them into a brief blog post. So let’s talk about some of the themes of Firefly and … Continue reading

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My Current Creative Struggle

I’ve been thinking a lot about how to get an audience. In fact, it’s probably the cause of the majority of my anxiety about the work I do. It came together a bit recently when I watched Becoming Youtube episode … Continue reading

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If There Were Two of Me

I’ve often said that if I had a superpower, I’d want it to be something that allowed me flight-enabling wings. But sometimes I spend an inordinate amount of time considering the benefits of being able to duplicate myself — to … Continue reading

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“If we make it through December”

So I’ve missed a couple days now. It’s tough to keep regular schedules like this when I’m not in my regular routine — I’m in, as previously mentioned, NYC at the moment with friends, then onto where my parents live … Continue reading

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If I Had a Million Dollars

If I were obscenely rich, I’ve decided, I would become a patron of Awesome. That is to say, I would spend a large chunk of that money — after ensuring that I could live comfortably for the rest of my … Continue reading

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If Everyone Was Listening

For we dreamed a lot, and we schemed a lot And we tried to sing of love before the stage fell apart If everyone was listening, you know There’d be a chance that we could save the show –Supertramp, If … Continue reading

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Waves of Productivity

Yesterday, at about midnight, as I was thinking about going to bed, it suddenly occurred to me that, other than a couple of brief breaks (lunch, a run, a half-hour with my guitar) I’d been working — like, actually getting … Continue reading

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Requiring a Block to Carve

They say, famously, that a sculptor can see the shape of their creation trapped in a block of stone, and they must simply knock away the excess material that surrounds it to reveal their art. A writer does not have … Continue reading

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Whatever it takes

I have written a bit before about some of the things I sometimes do in order to be more productive (finding the right environment; thinking on paper; alcohol…). Having finished school this December and without a regular job (freelancing FT(financially … Continue reading

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The perils of communication

I’ve believed for a long time that miscommunication is basically the single cause of every possible conflict in the world. It’s not, but it might as well be. If everyone could just fully grasp and comprehend the exact position and … Continue reading

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