(This post is mostly going to be gripes and just a general update on how I've been and how my writing progress has been going lately, and what might be affecting it.)
So, how about that winter weather? To think that spring is so close and the weather is this awful makes me hate winter as a season. Sure, the holidays are great and all, but once those run out, it's back to the grind against the wheel of life.
Winter, as far as I've understood it, has just as much wonderful themes as it does awful ones. The season of rest and togetherness, the season where the most romantic holidays are held, and one of the few times where the world seems to calm down. And yet, at the same time, it's also the season best associated with death, misfortune, and misery.
I think there's more to that phrase, "Now is the winter of your discontent" than just sounding cool. More after the break.Read More