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Regroup 20 January

 I finished my quarantine a few days ago.  Recovering from COVID will take some time.  I need to remind myself of that.

Still it was nice walking the short loop of the lake, even though I was winded at the end.  It will snow in the days ahead.  I will work on putting together a small exercise program.

The amount of tiredness I feel is significant.  I had felt tired and fatigued before, now it’s even more so.

I haven’t wrote in some time.  I need to make a spreadsheet where I log in what I write.  The magic number is 350.  If I write 350 words a day, I should rejoice.  The things I need to work on is brainstorming and story set up.

I finished watching the thirteen seasons of Poirot.  Then I moved on to Miss Marple.  Miss Marple is a little different.  On Britbox, they have three actresses of which they have show who played Marple.  On the menu, for the first three seasons, it goes back and forth between two actresses.  From season four on is the third actress.

Miss Marple is a lot like Father Brown.  Basically they tick off the detectives until at some point they impress the detective.  Miss Marple like Poirot has a moment at the end where she explains everything.

I read Endless Night by Agatha Christie.  I know I’m on an Agatha Christie kick.  It was a lot like Death on the Nile, or set up the same way.

I’m behind on my listening, mainly because I didn’t didn’t move much, if at all for a week and a half.  Today I went back to listening to Sixty-One Nails by Mike Shevdon on my short walk.

Currently I’m reading Darkest Past by Benedict Ashforth.  A collection of horror stories by some English author.

I think, as the year progresses I will work on pulp fiction types of stories.  Pulp fiction says it doesn’t have to be great as long as it is entertaining.  So try my best for quality but produce material.  Lots of material.


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