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On Jonathan Franzen's 'The Corrections' and Hunter S. Thompson's 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'

Classics: I fall back upon them. I crawl back to them. If I stretch my hand out in dark, it automatically lands upon one of them. 1,020 more words

Last legs for noble mansion and Run Lola Run becomes Fear and Loathing

Last legs for noble mansion

Today I went over with Henry to take a look at an old mansion that he grew up in over in Naseby Street, which was the third house built in Christchurch, and our first two-storey home. 268 more words

Fear and Loathing in Camp NaNo

I’m working hard on my novella for Camp NaNo right now. Completely lost in bat country and afraid to stop, I’m gonna make this post… 80 more words



Jump in the DeLorean and gun it to 88 cause we’re up for another trip back in time.

Today we need to take a look at a delightfully irreverent bit of film we fondly remember as… 650 more words



For the past couple of weeks I’ve been looking into creating portraits through different medias. I find people and portraits in particular are a great influence in my illustrations, as I am interested in studying the way people look, act and think. 13 more words

You've Got to Have Hope

The above video is a long speech by author and activist Rebecca Solnit on the topic of hope.  It’s easy in this day and age to want to throw your hands up in defeat.   213 more words

Fiction is often the best Fact

“Fiction is often the best fact.” ~ William Faulkner (ostensibly)

I am, first, foremost, forever a fiction writer above all. Despite the poetry, despite the essays and articles, despite 10 Cities / 10 Years, the reason I write is because of fiction, and when all is said and done it’s the form I cherish most. 698 more words

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