clues at the scene

clues at the scene

Monday, April 8, 2013

No Country

I should be writing.

I got a wild hare up my ass late last night. I wanted to look at how McCarthy handled the internal dialog of some his characters in No Country for Old Men again thinking I might be able to pull off the same thing (I cannot).

Anyway - the problem with using McCarthy as a writing reference is you get pulled right back into the god damned thing. Your time slips into dawn as you read his words instead of thinking of your own, and you are stuck.

It's morning. You've read all night, again. Worse, you read a book you've read three times before, and one of those was after the movie came out.

I meet Cormac I might have to kick his ass just for writing too god damned well and for eating my time all to hell. That's something one of his characters might say.

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