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Posted by Dirck on 23 September, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 20 September
  • 21 September
  • 22 September
  • 23 September
  • Video conference for the Sask. Writer’s Guild
  • Re-reading “The Lurking Fear” to make notes for a story I mean to write.
  • Shopping to replace broken junk in the household…
  • Friendly gabble achieved.
  • Finally done.
  • …because it can’t wait for the weekend.

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Technical Solutions

Posted by Dirck on 17 September, 2021

Hey, my site is working again! You may imagine a look of happiness upon my face.

That look, though, is nothing compared to the delight you’ll see in this video (CW: a well-healed amputation).

As I’ve said previously, while living in the eerie future of the 21st century (yes, in know some of you have lived in no other century) is frequently disappointing when compared to the non-dystopian fictional version presented in the 20th… sometimes it really does live up to expectations.

Today’s pen: Pelikan M600
Today’s ink: Pelikan blue-black

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Posted by Dirck on 9 September, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 6 September
  • 7 September
  • 8 September
  • 9 September
  • Not working on the fake-out version of Labor Day.
  • Re-reading “The Lurking Fear” to make notes for a story I mean to write.
  • Plenty of nothing (comrades).
  • About half of it

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Posted by Dirck on 2 September, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 30 August
  • 31 August
  • 1 September
  • 2 September
  • Back to school panicking.
  • Yesterday’s entry.
  • Getting a UV-C air purifier because the provincial government is using Texas as a model for COVID response.
  • Managed to get everything needed.
  • The whole thing.
  • Success†.

 

† This is assuming that I haven’t already taken a dose of Delta inside my doubly-vaccinated lungs already (despite still masking). I heard this morning that vaccination reduces not only the severity of the initial infection but the likelihood of having your organs wrecked by an infection, so I’m still happy to have gotten my shots.

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Posted by Dirck on 26 August, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 23 August
  • 24 August
  • 25 August
  • 26 August
  • Third draft of “Anne’s Big Day”.
  • Some submissions.
  • All polished up and just sort of 3000 words.
  • Funnily enough, not “Anne’s Big Day”.

† Two Pelikans in one week? I really wanted to match this pen and ink, and as the maker of my rules, I can amend them.

‡ I’ll be offering some thoughts about this next week.

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Posted by Dirck on 8 April, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 5 April
  • 6 April
  • 7 April
  • 8 April
  • “Willful Murder” (working title)
  • Yesterday’s goof.
  • Some faffing of a writerly sort.
  • 4 manuscript pages.
  • Pen Content?!
  • Expanding my online presence slightly, in a way which will only slowly become evident.

 

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Posted by Dirck on 1 April, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 29 March
  • 30 March
  • 31 March
  • 1 April
  • “Willful Murder” (working title)
  • 7 manuscript pages.

It’s April and I’m a fool, so today’s my day to shine! A whole week of gentle but unstrained new writing! I might attribute it to the change in the weather, but for the shrieking blizzard we had on Tuesday. The change of sunlight’s angle, maybe.

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Literary Theory

Posted by Dirck on 19 March, 2021

Oh, yeah. It’s a whole study session for the Friday films. Rest assured that there’s not Lovecraft apologetics here, either– our presenter is not afraid to call a insulated xenophobe exactly that. It’s just an excellent extended consideration of cosmic horror, using the work of the uncomfortable poster-child of the genre.

As a bonus– a cool cat!

Today’s pen: Pelikan M600
Today’s ink: Noodler’s Dumas Tulipe Noire

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Posted by Dirck on 11 March, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 8 March
  • 9 March
  • 10 March
  • 11 March
  • Repolishing and resubmitting a couple of things.
  • Not getting the Moonman pages on my site finished
  • Nothing as grand as last week’s transformation.
  • See below.

The plan was to get that bit of site updating sorted out today. The reality was the gentle, silent death of our wifi router demanding a run to somewhere a replacement could be got. Fortunately, the amazingly elderly (it’s thirteen years old) Apple Airport the dead router replaced is still able to toss packets about, so Son’s online classes aren’t mysteriously cancelled.

I hope. I left the house before anyone else was up (bar one cat), so I don’t know if Wife has made sense of the hasty scribble I left by way of explanation. Maybe I should check…

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Posted by Dirck on 4 March, 2021

Day What How Much Pen Ink
  • 1 March
  • 2 March
  • 3 March
  • 4 March
  • Consulting on someone else’s creative writing.
  • Reworking the end of “Until Regrets Take the Place of Dreams” following a positive rejection note after short-listing.
  • Three pages, ten thousand suggestions.
  • LISTEN TO EDITORS, KIDS

This week may not have been the full fires of creation flowing through the grooves of my brain, but it was the closest to that I’ve been in a while. This is encouraging.

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