Archive for December, 2007

“Counterclockwise,” Ch. Three

December 30th, 2007

3. Lost in Transition

One of the few reliable things in Los Angeles is traffic, which operates on a law of counter-gratification that’s almost Newtonian in its dependability. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 8:26 PM

Once a Week Ain’t Enough

December 27th, 2007

It is extremely peculiar to be writing and “publishing” a novel in weekly increments. It’s really screwing with my process, and I keep finding myself in the deep end of the pool when I thought the water came up only to my knees. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 8:36 PM

“Counterclockwise,” Chapter Two

December 23rd, 2007

This is the second chapter of my novel in The Dickens Challenge. If you want to read the two chapters together, go to http://johndishon.com/test/viewtopic.php?t=20

Talley’s Web

For just a minute, think of Los Angeles as Edwin Arnold Tallerico does: a large, warm, semi-arid urban sprawl with himself at its center. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 3:08 PM

Dickens, Day Two

December 18th, 2007

And now we are nine. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 11:16 PM

Dickens, Day One

December 17th, 2007

And then there were eight. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 4:10 PM

“Counterclockwise” My Dickens Challenge Novel

December 16th, 2007

 

Chapter One: Vacancy

 

People who say they’re their own worst enemy are usually forgetting about somebody else. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 9:30 PM

The Dickens Challenge (2)

December 13th, 2007

Well, hasn’t this been interesting? Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 8:02 AM

The Dickens Challenge

December 9th, 2007

Here’s a challenge that will separate the brave and possibly dumb writers from the cowardly and perhaps more intelligent ones. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 2:06 PM

Reading List — November

December 7th, 2007

If you thought October was boring, I read a lot more in November. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 10:58 PM

The Book Unwritten

December 4th, 2007

The world is full of books I want to read, but some of the ones I most want to read don’t actually exist. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 10:49 PM

 

 
 

 

 
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