Monday, August 30, 2010

On Calculated Spontaneity and Spontaneous Calculations

It's not a totally new concept. In fact, just using Google Search gives you an approximate of 494,000* hits on those keywords alone. (Accessed: 30 August 2010, 09:32PM )

That aside, nobody seems to really offer an extensive description of what this oxymoron really means.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Sleepless in Makati... Brainless, Too.

I realized too late what the worst thing is that can happen when you're rushing on a deadline. It's not a crashed computer, or dogs/cats/mice/iguanas chewing up your paper. It's not a power failure, or lost internet connection. It's not even illness, or heartaches... or the usual sleepiness.

The worst thing you can have is an uncooperative, unproductive brain.

Sunday, August 08, 2010

A Mirrored Glass on Writers’ Block

A friend just chatted me up the other day. He was reading a blog I wrote, and he was asking nicely why I stopped posting.


In that almost-dreamlike expanse of a moment, my logical mind raced to come up with alibis to justify myself from being embarrassed.

I simply blurted, “Laziness.”

And it was the truth.