Early this morning, I was lying in my bed, suddenly the feeling hit me good that I look forward to nothing, that I haven’t found my place in the world. It was so overwhelming that tears were running down my face. I felt like a dying man who has never lived in his last moment.
Why Lighthouse? I had many reasons, mainly it was because of a game called “To the Moon” where there are a few lines: John: [gazing the moon and stars] So… what do you think they really are? The stars, I mean. River: I… I’ve never told anyone, but… I’ve always thought they were lighthouses. Billions of lighthouses…stuck at the far […]
Home, what is home? It’s something I didn’t give much thought to. I’ve been away from my parents since high school. I always felt like a drifter no matter where I was. I always had the feeling I was gonna leave one day. A third of my life has passed, I still haven’t found the right place. Last week I […]
Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. -E. I. Doctorow Bird by bird, one at a time.
Some mathematicians are birds, others are frogs. Birds fly high in the air and survey broad vistas of mathematics out to the far horizon. They delight in concepts that unify our thinking and bring together diverse problems from different parts of the landscape. Frogs live in the mud below and see only the flowers that grow nearby. They delight in […]
Recently I’ve started reading this book, “Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life” written by Anne Lamott, and it’s an excellent book. I don’t want to go into details, the first lesson I have learned is that “good writing is about telling the truth”. And if I don’t know where to start, I should start with my childhood. […]
I’ve always wanted to write something, but I found it very hard, mainly because there was so much to tell and I didn’t know where to start. And it’s always easier for me to read, think and simply enjoy the collisions, sparks, and enlightenment. But there is something wrong, or somehow I need to change, it’s not like I fell […]