Week 847

What’s this? I’m blogging about my work on a weekly basis – a simple way to track and archive whatever it is I spend my time on.

Despite the extended Easter weekend, I still managed to work on the Geometry Girl project last week, especially its design document and the hybrid writing research structure around it. I want to shift to the story soon, making a detailed outline to gather feedback, and writing on a close-to-daily basis. Now and then I suddenly see glimpses of some of the scenes, which makes me eager to put my fingertips to the keyboard, so to speak.

On Wednesday I met up with Janina Sommerlad, a student at the University of Amsterdam, who’s researching the ‘aesthetics of e-books’, which seems highly relevant for my own research. She knows a lot about the electric publishing scene in Berlin, something I should definitely dive into. (I totally dig the word ‘electric’ in this context. Those Germans with their techno-slang.)

On Thursday I taught my third practical writing class to Games & Interaction students at the HKU. It went well, though I feel I have a bit of a problem with giving the same class twice, sequentially. The second time I’m way too self-conscious (‘How did I say this last time?’ ‘Didn’t I already mention this?’). I’m hoping this is just me getting used to it.

Finally, in the ‘random’ category, I…

Average step count per day: 8.038
Average staircase count per day: 11
Average sleep per night: 6:03
Average weight: 89,6 kg