The word hobo is an abbreviation of “homeward bound.”
L-O-C-K theory for writing
Lead - Have a compelling lead character
Objective - A want. A desire. The lead must by trying to get something or to get away from something
Confrontation - what prevents the objective?
Knockout - a great ending
— Plot & Structure, James Scot Bell
Crows are so intelligent that can actually experience paranoia.
The Macbeth Effect — people who are reminded of sinfulness of some sort will feel the impulse to wash themselves — usually a correlated body part. For example: people who were told to lie to someone while on the phone were found to prefer mouthwash to soap. Those told to lie to someone via email preferred soap.
“I want to be a writer who reminds others that these moments exist; I want to prove that there is infinite space, infinite meaning, infinite dimension.
But, I am not always in what I call a state if grace. I have days of illuminations and fevers. I have days when the music in my head stops. Then, I mend socks, prune trees, can fruits, polish furniture. But while I am doing this, I feel I am not living.” — The Diary of Anaīs Nin