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4 November 2020

 Song mood: The Valley of the Pagans by Gorillaz featuring Beck.  The song popped up on my Pandora and I recognized Beck’s voice.

I wrote a flash fiction short story I’m naming Running From the Devil.  The name may or may not stick.  It’s about a guy who is running and realizes that has been running for an unusually long time and his life is flashing before him.  Probably not my greatest story ever, but I wrote it.  Been working on writing at least one hundred words a day to keep my writer card.

There’s a story I’m thinking of writing which I’m going to call The Bass Player Who Looked Death in the Eye.  Which be kind of a spin off from my short story The Grimm Presents.  The new story will be about the unnamed Asian guy.  Who turns out to be a bass player for a semi-famous band.  I haven’t decided if the story takes place after The Grimm Presents or intersects with it.


Currently, I’m listening to Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor.  It’s okay.  I like it for painting a slice of life in Ireland and England.  I think I’m getting thrown off by the drop downs.  There is nothing indicating the drop downs so I don’t realize that I’m in a flashback until a sentence or two.  Some of them I’m not sure if there are drop downs as the character seems to be remembering mid scene.


The weekend is coming up.  I will probably work on the bass player story.  I’m putting together a list of songs with really cool bass lines.  Then I will ponder more about what to do for exercise this winter and ways I can change my diet.

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