Tag: Rural Writing

  • Day 12 – 549 Words

    Day 12 – 549 Words

    I spent a large portion of today editing video. Hence, the featured photo screen grab. However, before that I was able to celebrate a student defending his Master’s Project and get my 500+ words complete. I’m starting to get to the point where I wonder if this is any good. I’m 25ish pages into this […]

  • Day 11 – 720 Words

    Day 11 – 720 Words

    Alright, back in the groove. Writing today was less challenging. One reason was that included a ton of country music lyrics. In academic writing I see so many people shaming people who quote directly from other writers. I understand the need to prove that you can interpret a work and not just directly quote it, […]

  • Day 10 – 508 Words

    Day 10 – 508 Words

    I haven’t posted on the blog for a few days. It was a mix of being tired and the content I was writing about. Having to write about film and TV depictions of rural life is hard. Particularly, writing about the way both comedy and horror distort rural life, often from the perspective of the […]

  • Day 7 – 680 Words and 75,000 People

    Day 7 – 680 Words and 75,000 People

    Write about Mayberry in the morning, make history in the evening. I went to the first home match for Charlotte FC. We lost, but I loved every minute. Daily Word Count – 680 Challenge Total – 4522

  • Day 6 – 615 Words

    Day 6 – 615 Words

    This morning I drove into Charlotte to volunteer with my Charlotte FC supporters group at Second Harvest Food Bank. I was late. It was mostly my fault, but I will blame the wreck in Lincoln County for at least five minutes of my lateness. Our job was sorting food donations. I have never seen so […]

  • Day 3 – 713 Words

    Day 3 – 713 Words

    This morning I received messages from someone who needed several things from me because of something someone else needed from them. It was an issue that was no fault of my own, and I let the person know I was working on a couple other things first. I prioritized my writing and creative work. I […]