Dear Dazai, It’s been more than a week and I’ve fallen behind keeping up with this. I could make lots of excuses about how busy I’ve been, there’s the new business, the general looking for work, other writing and it seems at though I’m having … Continue reading Absence
Dear Dazai, I haven’t written anywhere near the amount I would usually like to in a week. Too focused on new endeavours and worrying some old worries. Now, as I sit here trying my best to think of something worthwhile to write, I cannot conjure … Continue reading Uninspired
Dear Dazai, There’s a real vulnerability to putting yourself out there. A hesitation where you constantly ask yourself if what you’re doing is really the right thing. It’s worse when you have to keep doing it over and over, and even with the practise, it … Continue reading Am I enough?
I’m a time travel nut. Honestly, I wouldn’t have any hesitation in jumping in the nearest time ship should someone offer it to me, if they existed of couse. But Kate Mascarenhas’ book, The Psychology of Time Travel, makes me hesitate a bit. A bit. … Continue reading The Psychology of Time Travel
Dear Dazai I’m having a bit of a media renaissance at the moment, a time when lots of media I’ve been imbibing has been exactly what I’ve been looking for. For the most part. There’s been stories lately that have really captured my attention, even … Continue reading Offerings
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke is probably one of the most famous authors to ever emerge from Japan, even if people aren’t familiar with his larger body of work, ‘Rashōmon’ was made famous with Kurosawa Akira’s famous movie of the same name. There’s a literary prize named after … Continue reading Rashōmon and Other Stories
THE PLAN – in regards to my books.