Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The Power of Pretension

I didn't mean to let this blog get quite so stagnant, especially as it's where I hold myself publicly accountable for the writing I'm doing (or not doing).

Since May 16 I've been slowly working on the book proposal. The book is going to be a popular science book with a narrative thread. (Well... "popular" as in for the populace. Not "popular" as in high school.) It's taken a long time to convince myself that I'm qualified to write this book. I can name dozens of people who are more qualified. That being said, those people have not written such a book, and if they were to do so, it wouldn't be my book.

Today I started writing the first chapter.


Anonymous said...


Question: Will your book have chainsaws?


Bittersweet Sage said...



nerkymarg said...

Laser chainsaws!