Ike Duckworth–Chapter 38

Chapter 38

Seeking Celebration

“People will be together only in a common wretchedness as long as each isolated being refuses to understand that a gesture of liberation, however weak and clumsy it may be, always bears an authentic communication, an adequate personal message.” – Raoul Vaneigem

It all started with Saturnalia.

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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 37

Chapter 37

There Be Monsters

“I’d like to live like a poor man with lots of money.”—Pablo Picasso

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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 36

Chapter 36

Three Times the Charm

“What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think.” –Emerson

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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 35

Chapter 35

Fred finds the starlight

“With what agonizing facility we can give up a wish, a passion, stemming from the most essential part of ourselves.”- Raoul Vaneigem

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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 34

Learning through revision…yeah, there’s nothing like beating your living head against a gossamer of thoughts in the shape of a story. You’d think it wouldn’t hurt a bit, but it does. The thing is–the further I go with this version, the more wrong it feels. Well, maybe not wrong so much as weak, or maybe, ill-conceived. Off-track. My notes for the next revision stack higher and higher, but the story remains the same and nothing really changes about Ike or Fred, just the mechanics of getting to know them. So, thank you for sticking with me as I learn how to tell my story. And now, back to it…


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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 33

Chapter 33

“So long as anything stands in the way of the employment of oneself, freedom will not exist.” –Eugene Varlin (1866)

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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 32

Chapter 32

Descent Arising

 “A palace of ideas shelters but imprisons lived experience.” –Raoul Vaneigem

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Ike Duckworth–Chapter 31

Chapter 31

The Shadow Between

“The search for the greatest possible pleasure must always run the risk of pain: this is the secret of its strength.” –Raoul Vaneigem

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Fun with Casa Hector

Casa Hector--Summer to Fall  Casa Hector--Winners & Losers

I did it again. And again. Taking advantage of Etsy’s Treasuries tool, I made two more mini storyboards of the Casa Hector story so far. I like making Treasuries to begin with, but to try to scavenge images that provide mood and plot elements to make a visual story is irresistible. They are: Casa Hector: Summer into Fall and Casa Hector: Winners and Losers. I hope you will take a look and continue to enjoy the novel-in-progress. Thanks for sticking with me!

Ike Duckworth–Chapter 30

Chapter 30

Saying Grace

 “You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s.” — Robert Frost

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