Archive for December 2002
My New Year’s Eve resolution is to be as precise and disciplined as possible in the coming year. Precision and discipline are quite valuable in themselves, as attractive moral qualities, but they bring the added benefits of decidedly positive results: personal satisfaction, public achievements, general recognition. So, I’ll take up those two qualities like I’ve never taken them up before, and be good at them.
This would be an excellent seed for a short story, or even the opening incident of a longer novel.
Quotes taken from Richard Reeves’ Passage to Peshawar (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984).
It’s a good examination of the technology used to create Gollum, and of the chances for an Oscar. Ah, modern film-making technology.