1. doublematthew:

    First Section from My Novel

    My Novel Writing Diary - Volume 8  - Friday, April 18, 2014

    Writing on public transit; anti-symbols; Did Don and Megan start the Fire?; the Nouvelle Roman; pleasure is the highest responsibility.

    Words Written: 20, 275 total (approximately 2,756 this week).

    Novel: My Struggle, Karl Ove Knausgaard

  2. ‘Taking Over the Dancefloor’ by Nadia OhHappy, this song, makes me.

    ‘Taking Over the Dancefloor’ by Nadia Oh
    Happy, this song, makes me.

  3. TMI Tales - Limber Up! →

    Come to TMI tonight if you are in Toronto!

  4. doublematthew:

    Volume 7: The Style of Non-Fiction

    My Novel Writing Diary - Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Rejection; “biting off more than you can chew”; the marketability spiral; David Shields; the style of non-fiction; life is boring; writing fiction as non-fiction.

    Words Written: 1,288 total (approximately 18.447 this week).
    Novel: My Struggle, Karl Ove Knausgaard

  5. ‘Hollywood’ by MadonnaPush the button don’t push the button trip the station change the channel

    ‘Hollywood’ by Madonna
    Push the button don’t push the button trip the station change the channel

  6. doublematthew:

    My Novel Writing Diary - Volume 6 - Saturday, April 5, 2014 

    BE FEROCIOUS/AVOID BEAUTY: I talk about getting over a hump; writing for the audience’s space; David Byrne’s How Music Works; and Knausgaards effective use of boredom. (PS, Uhm, I got the date wrong in the video!)

    Christine Quintana’s “Thank You For Coming” is here.

    Words Written: 17,519 total (approximately 2,529 this week).

    Novel: My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard

  7. jonnodotcom:

    Mx. Justin Vivian Bond
    "Golden Age of Hustlers"
    2014

    (see also)

  8. doublematthew:

    My Novel Writing Diary - Volume 5 - Saturday, March 29, 2014 

    I talk about whether genius is hard work or stubbornness; about struggling with roadblocks and trying to write your way through them; about why I hate foreshadowing; about Flaubert’s masterful use of empathy; and I start reading a new book.

    Words Written: 14,990 total (approximately 1,700 this week).

    Novel: Madame Bovary by Flaubert.

  9. ‘Hoodie (Basement Jaxx remix)’ by Lady SovereignSpeaking of longevity, of all the songs from 2005 that I listen to regularly, this is probably in the top 5.

    ‘Hoodie (Basement Jaxx remix)’ by Lady Sovereign
    Speaking of longevity, of all the songs from 2005 that I listen to regularly, this is probably in the top 5.

  10. gusandmedownbythesea:

    Im still loving Adore breaking the 4th wall.

    This + her Anna Nicole Smith is the moment when I definitively fell in love with Adore.

    (Source: drunkkonyourlove)