To round out this really terrible day, we were in tow of my all but lost adviser as he shuffled us around Shenzhen according to a plan that were not privy to. After setting our unknowingly unemployed South African friend up in her sham apartment, we doubled back to meet up with Cockney Guy. He […]
Again, I woke up before six. Again I headed out to Pingshan with no promise of anything fruitful coming out of it. I came armed with a book of pronunciations and a full shirt and tie, with a cup of coffee as my guide. I was on my own and needed to take the hour […]
So I don’t die in Hong Kong, I find my adviser, meet people just like me, realize that we’re going to make it through with the power of friendship, happily Chinese ever after, right? Well, in the short time that I’ve been out here, we expats (cool name for western foreigners) have a saying for […]
Yes, yes, and yes, ladies and gentlemen. It is not an advertisement or some other new and odd form of procrastination, I actually have what I think is a publishable prologue. This is the first bit of my novel There Be Dragons(pend.) and I am super excited for my fiction writing to make its first […]
Okay Ladies and Germs, I have been a tad distracted with the monotony and constant neediness that a life requires in order to maintain itself. I got a job teaching, and I am trying to do well at it, but that takes time. Time that has taken me away from my real job: writing. […]
Fear and the future, with writing. An introduction.