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What I'm Doing Now - Creative Unblocking
In addition to finishing an urban fantasy novel about a Pomeranian shapeshifter who has to save her people from a cannibal, I’m also preparing an 8-week Creative Unblocking workshop series. It’ll start at the beginning of October in Fernie, British Columbia, thanks to an arts and culture grant from The Columbia Basin Trust. Oh, and I’ve taken a job as Chief Communications Officer for a rapidly-growing artificial intelligence firm. Interestingly, I’m finding that rather than crowding out my creative work, my “day job” fuels it. Apparently, that’s not so uncommon. What I’m Reading The Tides of Mind, by David Gelernter I picked this one up at the Harvard bookstore on a recent trip to Boston. It’s an examination of human consciousness from a computer scientist’s point of view. It draws heavily (and beautifully) on perspectives from the greats of World Literature, and I find it soothing to read in the bath. Player Piano, by Kurt Vonnegut I adore Kurt Vonnegut so much that I’m willing to overlook the blatant sexism in this novel (it was first …