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16 November 2021

 Song mood: Everything Has Changed by Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheehan.

The writer’s group meeting on Saturday went as I expected. The moderator of the group said she wasn’t going to show up on a social media. I showed up and the other person who showed up didn’t see the post. It was a good meeting as I think we are in a similar situation, writing wise. We exchanged ideas about what we can do to improve our writing habits.

I’m nearly finished watching Ted Lasso season 2. It was just as good as the first season. A little be more emotionally packed, but purely magic. I’m not crying, your crying type of episodes.

I finished listening to Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. I thought it was great. A good adventure/dystopian novel. I had to look up where it took place, I had a guess. Tally Youngblood, that was a hint that it was in North America. Then they mentioned that if they took a wrong turn, they would be heading up to Alaska. Google results says Seattle. Which was what I thought.

Currently I’m listening to The Prestige by Chris Priest. Ir’s really good. I will watch the movie again after reading the book. From watching the movie a few times before, I know how it’s going to end, but it’s still fun. The book is a bit different from the movie, but more or less the movie has followed the book well.

Had a massive headache today. I get terrible headaches every time I get the COVID vaccine. I have had a headache every night since I had COVID at the beginning of the year. The other thing I get each time I get the shot is nose bleeds that dry up with the snot. I call them snot-clots. I have this weird rhyming name thing going in my head. When I looked it up, 1 in 100,000 people who get the shot has this condition.

The other weird rhyming names that I have thought of is, and this one is my favorite: jinx-minx. A young flirtatious woman, who by flirting, brings misfortune to the person she flirts with. Without knowing it, of course. What I imagine the original Sabrina the teenaged witch was like in the old Archie comics.

A year ago I thought of the stitch-bitch. Which I googled but got no conclusive definition. I was thinking of an old Raggedy Ann and Andy doll, but one with stitches all over. Who is freakier than freaky. A doll that would give any adult, and more over any child, nightmares.

Tonight, I will continue getting caught up with my television programs. I recognize the headache for what it is. In the next few days, I will work on the as of yet unnamed novella. Hopefully after a few brainstorming sessions, I have will have an idea that I will follow.


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