Month: July 2005

Have I Run Out of Ideas?

I must say that while I was in school the impending deadlines kept me going. Now it feels like whether I write or not will not change anything in my life. But perhaps it will. There’s my project of publishing “Guy’s Peninsula Rides” or “Rides from the Peninsula” which I think will be a web site. I have also written a short story that I sent to a Glimmer Train contest. One never knows. The drawback is that the story is kept prisoner until the verdict (winner? loser?) comes out. The story is that of a man who finds out that his lover died in the war, uncovering issues of acceptance of gay men (to others and themselves), and the absurdity of war. Look back at the writers of the Modern period in England and similar themes come up. It seems that history repeats itself. I think that the process of looking at our world doesn’t change. We have bigger and faster machines, but the people around us still behave and adapt in the same …