Greatly enjoying the final GABA tea, this time a black tea, I purchased from @taiwansourcing . Sweet, smooth and more forgiving with oversteeping. By the 3rd steeping it really opens up. This one is easily in my top three for black teas, the first of which is the Bai Ye varietal Dan Cong black tea from @yunnan_sourcing .
So turns the Dharma wheel.
I see that many friends and acquaintances are participating in nanowrimo this year and I really wanted to participate myself. I kept trying to convince myself that there might be a way I could squeeze it in among all of the other chores, responsibilities polymathic pursuits that I already have, but that is unrealistic. With everything else I've also started a cooking course.
I realized that if I'm to tell my stories I need to spend a little more time learning the craft of writing. Most of my stories come from my lucid dreams which are very vivid, but alas I tend to tell them as one would tell stories of their vacation or an interesting mission that they went on. In an episodic manner wherein episodes and events might be chronological, but the entirety of the story lacks a proper flow or things like character building.
Fortunately a writer that I greatly love, respect and admire, Brandon Sanderson, has great writing courses posted on YouTube.
So, I will continue dictating and transcribing story notes and dreams and once my cooking course is completed I will begin the writing courses. Hopefully I can begin writing these stories with a modicum of skill starting or April or May. If I recall correctly I have approximately 20 stories or so including those that are likely to span a series of books in order to tell it.
P.S. Might anyone be able to translate the quote on my teapot?
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