Chapter 23 – June 2021

Hi! Welcome to Chapter 23.

Become evil. Rule the world. Maybe drink tea first and sit down for a bit.

“We become what we write. That is one of the great magics of writing.”

— Donald M. Murray

I am a leaf on the wind. Watch how I soar. Sorry, wrong meeting.

This month, Stephen Fry on why You MUST mock, Joan Didion on Keeping a Notebook, and George Orwell Why I Write.

Storm’s getting worse. We’ll pass through it soon enough.

Today is my 44th Birthday.

Today is my 44th birthday. Tell no-one.

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Friend Links

Here’s some of my stuff to read on the interweb. They’re all Friend Links so anyone can read them.

Cold White Room — A lucid dream narrative.

A Shaggy-Dog Story — Chaplaincy bet.

A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up— Exploring ‘How to Be Everything’ by Emilie Wapnick

Asshole Astrology — Horoscopes for horrible people. What does the universe have in store for you? Don’t worry, I’m sure that you’re lovely.

Chapter 23 Archives — Every previous newsletter and post for your amusement and edification.

Graffiti Living — My Medium publication. Open to submissions.

Friend Links for Medium in 2020 — My best Medium posts for 2020.

Friend Links for Medium — All my Medium posts to the end of 2019.

Vocal — Check out my stories and articles on Vocal.

News Break — Follow me on News Break.

Linktree — Links and resources. Free prize inside.

jamesgarside.net — My professional portfolio of stuff and things.

jamesgarside.net/links — Keys to the Kingdom.

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