Okay, I’m ready to be done with the historical bits. I love it, but I’m ready to get to the here and now, the big questions.
Had the pleasure of dancing with some of my faves here in the home stretch — Lucretius, Ingersoll, Russell. If you’ve read The Swerve, you know why I heart Lucretius. Unbelievable story of the rediscovery and dissemination of De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things), one of the most influential books in history. I’ll tell you later.
Imagine living in a time when so much is yet to be learned that you can write a book that’s essentially titled What Stuff is Like.
Monday’s Deadline #1, the first 25% (38,000 words) due. Currently just over 35K. I hate writing by weight.