Hard At Work On The New Novel

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I’m hard at work on a new novel and it feels great.

I am doing a lot of reading about the subject I’m going to be working with, trying to understand it better for the sake of what I’m writing. I may break down and buy a book or two about the very specific subject I’m thinking about, simply so I can write about it intelligently.

But that is a long term goal. Right now, I’m just using books I’ve gotten from the library. It’s cool to read books again. Getting a job really helped me a lot in finding the motivation to stop obsessing about my Webstats and be productive again. Now, I just need to start paying off bills. That is my chief goal in the near term. I have been putting that off some because I don’t want to feel poor again.

I risk really screwing things up if I don’t get my act together and start paying some bills. So, I am going to vow to myself to do just that. And once I pay down some debt, I am going to seriously think about my next step. Am I going to attempt to visit Brooklyn, or am I going to try to do something even more interesting. I may attempt to at least visit Cambodia and teach there for a few months. But that is just idle daydreaming. I have a lot to do before that can happen.

In the meantime, I’m going to hunker down and work on the novel and try to knock that out as quick as possible. I have changed it a great deal from the original outline that I posted here. It is a lot better in my opinion. I need to use what free time I have as productively as possible.

…And So This Blog Goes Back Into Oblivion (Read This Novel Outline & Give Me Advice)

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Virtually no one is reading this blog anymore and I’m thankful.

I can go back to what this blog is really about — me bitching about how much my life sucks and thinking outloud about creative things. If I could find a business partner, I’d try to start up a new Website, but that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen anytime soon.

So, I’m back to square one. Back to no one reading this blog and me bitching about how much my life sucks.

I continue to debate internally the nature of my new novel. I am quite perplexed as to what exactly I’m going to do with it. I have a general plot, but the nature of what exactly I’m going to do with it eludes me. If you want to read a rough outline of what I’ve decided to do with it so far, you can see it here:

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I’d prefer if you read it to give me advice as to how to make it better. That’s why I’m putting it out there in the first place. The general plot is the same as my other novel, (the one that was a failure.) But it is so difficult for me to think up plots, that I am going back to an old favorite. If any of my obsession with ROKon Magazine exists, it’s in the fact that I get no end of joy telling the Goddamn story over and over and over and over and over again. Otherwise, I’m looking to the future, not the past.

The chief thing I need help with is how to heighten the conflict in the novel. I can’t figure out if I want the based-on-ROKon Magazine part of it to be just the first act, or if I want it to be the first and second acts. If it’s just Act I, I have no idea what I’m going to do the rest of the novel. That’s why right now, at least, over 2/3’s of the novel is essentially a retelling of the ROKon Magazine story under the guise of a scifi tale. But I need to make this a story that people actually want to read. I need to make people care about the characters. That is the big thing people hate about so much of my writing — they just don’t like the characters. Or they don’t care about them.

Anyway. Please read the outline and give me some input. “It sucks,” is not what I’m looking for. I really want to take this plot to the next level, but right now I have no idea how to do that.

Everyone Hates The Outline For My New Novel

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I have been showing the outline for the new novel I want to write to a few people and everyone hates it. I don’t quite know what I’m going to do. I have the general story of the novel in my head, but the latter parts of the plot elude me. I don’t quite know what the story is about.

I am using the general concepts associated with the ROKon Magazine plot because, well, I know that story by heart. But what I don’t know is how to end it. I don’t know what to do in the third act. So, I am stumped. I keep mulling and mulling and mulling exactly what the story is about and I keep hitting a brick wall. I just don’t know what I’m going to do.

I’m going to just keep keeping about it, I guess. I guess I thought that when I finished the outline I could just jump right into writing the novel, but that is definitely not the case. I have a lot more to think about when it comes to what the story is about. I am going to give myself a few more days, I guess, before I actually start writing on the novel. I need to figure out what the story is about. That’s the crux of my problem. What, exactly, am I trying to say with this novel?

Ok, Everyone Got What They Wanted….Now Move On

So, the Fappening, Part Deux happened recently and so now everyone can stop coming to this site looking for information about it. I don’t know anything, I’m sorry I ever started writing about it and I’d like to think we have closure now.

Do I expect that to happen?

Nope.

The demand is such too huge at this point. Not everyone has Twitter running constantly in the background like me, so plenty of people will only hear about in second or third hand and they’ll eagerly go searching for it. I am trying to extricate myself from all of this as much as possible, but for some reason Google hasn’t caught up to me deleting most of my posts on this matter.

I pretty much just made a fool out of myself in most of what I wrote because 1) I was actively, willfully ignorant, 2) I didn’t understand how serious everything was at first.

Now, I’d like to think The Fappening has done its thing and we can all move on and forget about it as soon as possible.

‘What’s Your Novel About?’

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At work yesterday evening, I chatted a little bit with one of my co-workers about what my novel is about. I tried to boil it down to its essence, and the best I could get was,”It’s about religion and technology.”

Which it is.

One thing I like about this new novel is I can truthfully explain what it’s about without making me sound like I’m confessing the sins of my personal life. While a lot of this new novel will be based on real events, a lot of it is totally fictionalized. So, it’s something of a wash. I continue to enjoy the process of writing the novel itself. I am still just working on the outline right now. It is interesting weighing different options as to how I want to do things. It is definitely helping that I’m doing an outline, though. I have the general plot in my head, but it’s not so well-formed that I can just do it off the top of the head.

And, I want to get this novel even more thought than I did the first one. I want reflect on some of the details of what’s going on in the novel before I begin. I use my extra mental power left over at work to dwell on what, exactly, I want to do with the novel. The outline is crucial to making the plot a lot better than it might be otherwise.

Anyway. I am going to try to write for a few hours before I have to go to work. That’s the goal, at least. I should have enough time to get “in the zone” and use as much of my precious free time as I can.

My Web Searches For Sept. 19th

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You guys got to up your game. Nothing interesting is going on in my Webstats these days. I have a new job, so my perspective on all of this has changed dramatically — I’m not nearly as obsessed with my Webstats as I used to be. In fact, I’m kind of meh about them now. That’s a good thing, I think. At one point, I was giving my Webstats an unhealthy amount of attention. Here are the top few searches for this blog right now.

aubrey plaza nude 8
the fappening 8
fappening 7
aubrey plaza nudes 5
aubrey plaza leaked photos 4
my searches from sept. 19 2014 3
the fappening pics 3
aubrey plaza video fappening 3
aubrey plaza leaked 3

As you can see, pretty much the only reason why anyone comes to this blog is The Fappening and / or Aubrey Plaza. I am going to wait until the first Saturday Night Live and the first South Park of the season come out and then I’m going to seriously consider deleting a lot of what I’ve written on those matters. I’m just sick and tired of it. The Fappening makes me feel more than a little bit dirty and I just want to move on.

I am probably going to delete a lot of the pictures of women I’ve posted, too. I really enjoyed doing it, but given who is interested in the pictures on Tumblr, I don’t feel like doing it anymore. I just feel like writing on a novel and moving on to bigger and better things. The novel I’m working on right now makes me feel better than anything else to happen to me in a while. It’s almost 1 p.m. now and I haven’t written anything on the novel’s outline. I need to wrap up what I’m doing and get to that.

I Keep Changing Things With The Novel

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Just as I think I’ve finally figured out what I want to with the novel, I change things. I think, finally, I’ve pinned down what I want to do with the novel. I hope. I have decided to write an outline of it so I get some sense of where things are going to go with it before I start actually writing. I have thrown out the beginning I had in my head for a more gradual uptick in action.

But I’m pleased with what I’ve managed to cobble together so far. I’m hoping that I can write an outline, then get down to the business of actually writing something sooner rather than later. That’s my goal, at least. I am going to write an outline some today and maybe finish enough that I can actually get to writing the actual novel.

It may be a few more days before I get to that point, though. I just don’t know. Just about the time I think I’ve figured out the plot, I think myself into a corner and I scrap it and start all over again. But this version I’ve thought up is pretty solid so far. The point of this novel is multifold. It will be about reverse cultureshock, religion, technology and the implications of The Singularity. With a superintelligence thrown in for good measure. And I’m going to use the general story of ROKon Magazine as my plot. Since, of course, I pretty much only have one plot to choose from when it comes to a novel. I’m so bad at plots, that I can only think of the general ROKon Magazine plot novel-wise. I have a few other plots rolling around in my head, but none of them are as fully developed and thought out as what happened with the magazine.

Having an actual job definitely makes me want to use what little free time I have more wisely. I definitely want to squeeze out as much creativity as I can while I’m not at work, that’s for sure.

Anyway. As I keep saying, the process of working on a novel is fun.

I Have Lost All Faith In Humanity Because Of The Fappening

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I continue to get a steady stream of Web traffic for this site and Nori Magazine because of The Fappening. And, I worry, that I’ve created a monster because of what I’ve written about it. I worry that should Saturday Night Live or South Park do something with The Fappening, that I’ll be way too closely associated with it for my tastes.

To me, The Fappening is ancient history and we should just forget about it. We need to move on. It’s just a horrible, horrible thing that we should forget about and try not to think about anymore. But there seems to be a medium-size amount of people who are determined to see _all_ the pictures. Which given that some of the pictures are of an underage person is depressing. I hate the whole idea of The Fappening now.

I just want it to go away. Vanish. But it looks as though it’s something we’re going to have to deal with for the foreseeable future. The best outcome we can hope for now is Saturday Night Live does something really funny with it and we get a big hearty laugh out of it, if nothing else. And if South Park does anything with it, I’m sure they’ll actually use the phrase “The Fappening” and everything will start up again.

I just want all of this to end. The Fappening now grates on my nerves and I am tempted to delete everything I’ve written about it sooner rather than later. But I am interested to see if SNL and / or South Park does something with it, so that is delaying me doing that. So, it will be a little while before I delete anything I’ve written about it, probably. At least, that’s my thinking about things as of right now.

I am itching to delete everything, though. I really am. I just want to wash my hands of the whole matter and forget I was ever involved. I want to start working on a new novel and forget any involvement I may have had with even writing about The Fappening. I really am that over it. And it kind of annoys me and disgusts me that people are _still_ obsessing over the matter and probably will continue to do so for a long time to come.

I Feel Like Such A Cynical Asshole

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Oh boy.

I feel so meh.

The only thing that makes me feel any better is writing. That’s about it. Everything else is horrible. Right now, pretty much the only reason why anyone comes to this blog is for information about The Fappening. I’m so over it. I’m very tired of it and just want to move on to the next thing.

Pretty much the only thing preventing me from washing my hands of it totally is, as I keep saying, “looking forward” to what Saturday Night Live and South Park have to say about all of this. Once they have their say, I will have total, complete closure and I can move on.

I’m totally meh about The Fappening, otherwise. It’s just not very exciting anymore. It’s really boring, in fact. It’s boring and horrible and I’m sorry I ever wrote anything about it. I’m sorry I got any joy or excitement from such a horrible, horrible thing. And the fact that I get a steady stream of traffic for something that I am so disillusioned with doesn’t help anything.

I need to work on the novel I’m writing. That’s something that gives me hope. It’s something I can do _now_ to give myself some hope. Everything else I’m interested in doing takes time or money or time and money. A novel is free. I just sit down and write it. I just have to force myself to actually do it. I don’t know what is stopping me from doing a little work on it right now. I just sit down to write and then something distracts me.

I was going to start working on the novel at 11:00 p.m., and now it’s five minutes later and I still haven’t done anything. Tomorrow I have to work at my “real” job — the one that actually pays money — so I have to take that into consideration when it comes to my writing schedule. I’m kind of dreading it. And, yet, it does give me some sense of self. It gives me so sense of self-worth.

But the point is, I really need to just start working on my novel. I have this great novel idea and I enjoy the process of working on a novel…it’s just a matter of actually sitting down and doing it. So, I’m going to try again to start writing on it after I finish this post.

It will be interesting to see if I accomplish anything or not.

‘Superlawers’ Last All Summer Long (Hi, McConaughy & Sarkissian Pc!)

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Oh boy.

For some reason, “Mcconaughy & Sarkissian Pc” popped up in my Webstats over at Nori Magazine. This is not good. They’re described as “superlawers” according to what I could find via Google. I haven’t told people how to find The Fappening and I’ve repeatedly said I’m sorry for me writing anything about it (and even suggested I’ll delete what I have written, eventually) and I just don’t want to get in trouble.

I doubt I will, as best I can tell.

I have done nothing illegal, as far as I know, and they were probably just doing a general search for The Fappening to see how easy it was to find. (As best I know — it’s _really_ easy to find right now.) The whole thing is gross to me now. I just want to move on. I just want to forget it ever happened.

Really, the only thing I’m waiting on right now before I wash my hands of the whole thing is what SNL and South Park will do with it. I keep expecting they’ll do something interesting with The Fappening or the Daquan Meme and I’ll have one last surge of interest in this blog and Nori Magazine. That’s what I want to see happen before I move on completely and forget I ever wasted any time on either thing.

Of course, given that they’re based out of Denver, Annie Shapiro may have contacted them I will get sued for writing Somehow. I didn’t lie in Somehow, so it would be difficult to sue me, but weirder things have happened. It’s not like I have any money and generally my life is fucked as it is.

But knowing that a “superlawer” has looked at your Website is enough to make you nervous, that’s for sure.

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