What? It’s Thursday? Agh… 😮
The truth is, I kind of forgot that yesterday was Wednesday. I know, I know, bad blogger. You can’t see it, but I’m flogging myself. 😉 I’d like to come out and give a grand excuse for why I missed posting yesterday. Something like: illness, emergency, flood, or ginormous earthquake; but I can’t. Tuesday just extended its reach until it morphed into Thursday. Not my fault. It just happens every now and again when you’re lost in an editing fog.
Can I tell you, though, I re-wrote a great scene yesterday. Cheers! High fives!
Can I share it? Well, not yet. Gotta get an agent and that whole publication deal thing first. Sorry to make you wait, but think of the satisfaction when you get to read it. It’ll be that much sweeter.
Anyways, on to the news – the Wednesday/Thursday news. 🙂
This first piece causes all kinds of questions for me, but it also stokes my creative juices. I’m thinking the inability to imbibe could lead to a monotone society. Big Brother being able to wipe out everything from sex to happiness. Total Dystopian storyline people! Or, it can help with that whole alcoholism thing. *Shrugs*
This next story is an example of a confused and/or lazy group of cops and media people. Staring at someone and hypnotizing them are not the same thing. You need cheesy lines like “look into my eyes” and “when I say paramour, you will quack like a duck.” 🙂
And last, but certainly not least, is a departure from my normally scheduled closing. I found this link a few days ago, and the writer in me began singing with possibility. This one is not a science-related story, but I figured that number one mostly served that purpose. No, this one is just for writers like me who enjoy picture prompts. And the best pictures of all – doors. Enjoy!
Have a fabulous week. Oh, and watch out for exceptionally long Tuesdays.
I get that disappearing Wednesday. In fact, sometimes I stare at the calendar and swear a whole week has been swallowed into the void. How can time be moving that fast?
I’m glad I’m not the only one. 🙂 Time is a little stinker sometimes, isn’t it?
Ha… loved these posts you found… the robber was pretty stupid…hehe
Thanks, T.F. He really is. 🙂
“Hypnotist Bank Robber” sounds catchier than, “Bank Robber Stares You Down!” I write news articles for a site and I grapple with this every day because sometimes what you want to say isn’t 100% the truth…but it grabs attention as a headline.
I get why it happens, but I think sometimes the headlines are so misleading that the reader catches on that it’s all about attention-grabbing and not news. That’s the burden of journalism, isn’t it? Inform in an entertaining way, without just entertaining. Tricky balance. Thanks for commenting.
Yay for non-alkie worms! That robber is pretty dumb if he’s not even disguising himself. I think he’ll get caught soon, then he can try hypnotizing fellow inmates… I like the gold door with the peacocks above it (India) and the red with big flowers (China) the best, but my idea of a really beautiful door would be a carved wood one.
Great links, Kim! 🙂
I hope he gets caught very soon. Juries avert your eyes. 🙂
I LOVE those doors too. All of them for that matter. Carved wood doors are awesome! They all make me wonder about what lies beyond them, the stories of the people that carve/make them, and what happens just outside their arches. I’m such a dork. 🙂
I do understand how Tuesday can come and go before you have to time to put up your post. Happens to me all time. I’ll stop that last link to see the picture prompts. Thanks.
I’m glad I’m not the only one. 🙂 Pictures are awesome prompts, aren’t they? I got the idea for my second book from a picture prompt writing contest.