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blog by Kate Aksonova.

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    Fortinbras: chronicles.
    Poster alert.
    Coziness power.
    My style.
    Mood: in love.
    Proper mood.
    Next location.
    More spoilers.
    44
    Thousands and thousands questions.
    Some sketches.
    Spoiler!
    Describe or storyboard.
    Decadent mood.
    Fjord’s stories.
    Polar.
    Many shapes of story.
    Removing decorations.
    Draft of play.
    Scene by scene.
    I did it again.
    Old New Year.
    Rough draft.
    Writing began.
    Linguistic complications.
    Різдво!
    Destination: winter.
    Томос.
    At the beginning of the year.
    Red dress. Script.
    Back to work.
    2019.

      Fortinbras: chronicles.


      18 February 2019

      I did it! I did it!

      Today I publish new text, named this genre "Cinematic story".

      53 fotos illustrate text.

      43 days from idea to publishing.

      Warning:
      Text could be painful and traumatic experience for Bardolaters without sense of humour.

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      Fortinbras: chronicles. pdf


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      Poster alert.


      17 February 2019

      Today I made poster and started to work at images.

      Let's say that I "almost" revealed title of the story. 50% for sure.

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      I also deleted from blog gif, because it "weights" too much.

      Final part of work on project moves on.

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      Coziness power.


      16 February 2019

      I made few attempt of sketches and they destroyed coziness of images which I made already. They disagree in style and I am not sure that there is reason to make other sketches to every scene. I made images to show mood of the story. Probably this will be enough. I also could count on imagination of readers.

      I have no idea how long it will take (one day, three or week), but now I am on stage final revision and work on adding images. After it will be published text on-line, long text. 170 pages without images as draft. (170 pages was painful experience to my old printer, hope not last. I know, printer is old – 18 years in my usage and it was not new when bought it. I need new printer or money for it, or something in between. With bills, where prices to everything just doubled, tripled, it won’t be easy to find money. By the way, our crazy bills with enormous prices are now most popular fotos in our social medias. I am old fashioned writer, who used to work with printed draft during revision.)

      Again dark shadow of reality, so I work on this project and I want to upload it on next week or at least till end of February, with internet there is frequent problems.

      And that sketches, on normal clothes, they wasn’t sweet as doll dioramas, which I made with knitted idea of costumes.

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      My style.


      15 February 2019

      I work in my style and it always ends in color coding, planning and… After I made to 29 or 28 or even for 27 scenes images, with every counting I received less quantity… So it is less than the half of scenes of draft, not counting flashbacks. And instead of be proud of myself in the end of today, I found out that forgot two characters, which are important for story, and all scenes with them.

      My style, without doubts.

      Next stage is sketching, so probably I will find other mistakes on that level and fix them later.

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      Mood: in love.


      14 February 2019

      Everything in red letters and lovely hearts, on the calendar is Valentine’s day. I also made some art installation to it.

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      Love stories are everywhere, but love is more wider concept, than meeting of two persons.

      For me love is strong part of creativity process. I can’t stay interested in project making it day after day without experience love to what I do.

      What else than love could be reasons to that part of work?

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      Yes, knitting is good activity to combine with listening YouTube’s videos about English improving. But main there is love – love to knitting/crocheting, love to your creative project and even to say this crazy confession aloud – love to learning English.

      Creative person should be in love all the time, it’s our fuel, to create we should have this sparkle in eyes, not dead end’s boredom. Love someone, love our project, love idea, love concept of new project and every step we do to accomplish it, even if it’s revision stage.

      Yes, for me love is equal to inspiration, without this deep feeling there is no reason to start relationships or project, nothing good will be from it in the end.

      Everything what’s makes you uncomfortable of feel worse is wrong direction. Even if only for this moment. Yes, I am again about my complicated relationships with French language. Instead of feel better, I felt myself dumb after this lessons. I believe that learning foreign languages is one of my love in life, even if object (language) changes. (You know like in old joke: Granny said to her granddaughter. “I had only one love all my life.” “Really? And who?” “Sailors.”)

      So, I started to watch one Danish mystery series (first season from 1999 year, not bad, even there are jokes), to understand more Scandinavian’s mystery style for this and next projects. But with not professional dubbing you could hear strong sound of original and after that I tried and listened few videos from Euromax DW. It’s unhealthy to say, but I felt comfortable and don’t dumb after listening Deutsch. In school I liked Deutsch lessons and totally hated English. Maybe I have not common taste and believe that Deutsch and other Scandinavian’s languages are bearable to hear. It could be drop of blood from my father's grand-grandmother Gertrude.

      Love is also fuel to interest and it’s perfectly work in projects. Unfinished play from 2017 about Hamlet, brought interest to Danish design. I wanted to made few scenes took place in Copenhagen, so I started to read about usual cafés and it ended in reading this book.

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      Like every relationship it is complicated, but it’s how we live and never refuse to experience this again and again, because falling in love is always amazing.

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      Proper mood.


      13 February 2019

      E-mail box already overloaded with advertisements to Valentine’s day. For her are sweets, for him is more diverse choice – from pens and clasp-knives to tablets which make this day really special. Who doesn’t sell, tries to make proper mood and list books, films which help to find romantic mood.

      For next few days I have busy schedule with knitting costumes for characters, so probably won’t write about romantic stories or manage to write new story myself. This year as most romantic movie I could remind about “Polar” (post about it with analyze was 25.01.2019, you could reread). There is about “Love is actions, not words”.

      I didn’t mention first time, but have huge disappointment about this movie. (Probably wasn’t attentive, but I almost sure that it wasn’t in movie.) Could you guess which? Who know better could guess, but I’ll tell. What present was in the blue box? What is “normal present” in Duncan’s style? Why they didn’t unwrap it in the movie? Why I need to guess? I had lot of theories, everything without proves. It’s not a ring – too soon and too big box. It’s not a vase – there isn’t flowers to it. It’s not photo album, she made fotos in bigger size. It couldn’t be sweets, I think so. If such questions don’t stop you from sleeping at night, you just not attentive to details in the script.

      My draft is not such romantic, it’s more mystery and I think for this story it’s more important. When I stop knitted part of preparation, I will think what else I could sketch to this story.

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      Next location.


      12 February 2019

      I don't believe that connected, but today (after almost +6 C yesterday) we had snow, I started to work on props to Norway's location. Yes, new spoilers ahead.

      As big miracle was sun, in total murky day, in afternoon and I managed to made photos for flashback which repeated in draft few times.

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      To make everything clear, helicopter was in accident before I became it's owner. I bought it on discount, because of special construction.

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      Now I am thinking if need fotos of other scene outside, I just count how many knitted scarfs and hats I will need to make.

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      More spoilers.


      10 February 2019

      In this post are spoilers or backstage images of my work on project.

      After preparing props:

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      And making costumes:

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      Today I started work on first setting (Wilby and Tilly in Tilly's flat):

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      And now will be content for 18 or even 21 year's auditorium with strong nerves:

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      It supposed to be shower.

      There is also less shocking foto:

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      So, in short I busy with work and after this storyboarding on many settings I will need to make some changes in draft.

      Usual endless work for big project.

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      44


      9 February 2019

      I know that Saturday’s morning not best to talk about politic, but we talk about Ukraine. And in Ukraine everything is different. In newsletters daily receive ideas about Valentine’s day. Yesterday went shopping, needed special needle for one hobby project – didn’t find, everywhere are Christmas trees and songs, which probably change to Easter preparation, someday. No, I am not thinking about chocolate eggs, I am thinking about new workout which made in the morning. Every workout is best motivation against cakes, chocolate and something else which end in addition squats.

      So, 44 is quantity of candidates to President’s election. At beginning were 92, it’s not every person who had such idea receive that chance. We could have other number 50, 87, 91, something more impressive.

      44 is scary number, 44 is number which show noise. Noise of advertisement is awful already, I almost stop to listen to radio, every few minutes there is other candidate. Most dangerous when you start to listen to it. There are two scripts. First, without me everything will be worse. Second, with me everything will be better with examples of success and I want to ask where I lived if didn’t notice this.

      Personally, never wanted to be a President. If talk about place of First Lady – I will listen attentively. I try to joke, because all this election starts to move somewhere out of control.

      There are few advices which I want to give candidates “Calm down”, “Keep calm” or something in between. Debates didn’t start, but everything already is hysterical, where candidates lose control about their emotions. Emotions could give everyone, if you want to be Politic – I need your knowledge and ability to use facts, scream could cats under window, because believe it’s warm enough to begin dating season.

      Also there is wish to remind – relax, only one will win, you should be prepared that loose. Spend this time in pleasant activities. We have 44 candidates, there is possibility for few football teams. And not to mention for interesting competition in bridge or something else where should be four participants. This time are few women, could be dance evening, something as tango or foxtrot, beautiful dresses, men’s suits, polished shoes, something at which is pleasant to look. Just be creative and stop this arguing, hysterics, shouting and total lack of ability to control own behavior. Even if there is clever ideas, all is lost under that level of discussion like in special talk shows where families shout at each other.

      44 should show democracy, but for now it’s circus and this is only beginning with all that unknown faces advertisements on streets which want to be a President.

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      Thousands and thousands questions.


      7 February 2019

      When I write about revision, usually it sounds like I read text over and over again, notice new grammar or spelling errors, till time when I didn’t notice difference. Part of it is true, but during revision most difficult are thousands and thousands questions which arose about text. How much of backstory should I reveal about character? Did this information add something? Why is such important which color are napkins on the table when they had pause for tea?

      When you work with text most important is remember that you should finish text and not answer to all questions. Of course it’s crucial for story should character make 100 steps from home to next setting in the snowy winter or 1000, it’s still in Norway.

      And next thousand of questions are about illustrations, which color, haircut or how to draw accessories which I invented for story.

      As usually when I didn’t control myself during writing, I wrote a mystery, with few hilarious moments. Yes, I am sort of writer who likes to laugh when read own text. I tried to write romantic stories, but for me interesting more complicated story than if he finally proposed her in the end of the book. I don't believe that all proposals should end in the wedding. In mystery puzzle is solved always.

      I couldn’t say that I wrote cozy mystery. Main woman character didn’t solve whole story. And it’s snowy connected story, so it could have elements of hygge mystery, if such exists. I don’t know, maybe give myself permission and return to writing mysteries.

      Also I read “inspiring” article that blogging for fiction writers is useless, because it’s not important information which could poses non fictional writers. Thank you for idea to returning back to what did before – write articles on-line as journalist.

      Main question what about to write if not about “how to write stories”? I didn’t believe that could make advise about that. I just generate stories about everything, because believe that every research has endless potential. Now is my work with Hamlet, four or five texts published or not for now had mention about this story. The same story with Vlad Impaler, there is play about him, draft of novel with “vampires” connected story, based on my perception of character I could write another bunch of stories about him. France as mood. Scandinavian stories as drafts and ideas. How I could explain to other writers that works and possible, even if spending daily hours to improve English language usage.

      I will think about not connected with my writing blog, sure. My next aim is storyboard for text, maybe return to art or something else, will see.

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      Some sketches.


      6 February 2019

      Busy day with some cooking and others not connected with editing activities. So I decided to spend few minutes on sketching for project.

      First wish was to start, as usual, with possible sketches to women characters. It always takes more time. But I didn't choose if main character should wear long black or red lace nightgown, so I worked on haircut for men characters.

      This book supposed to help me to learn to draw on such level, but it's best choice for work with tracing paper.

      Here are our Mr Stonewall:

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      And also my not successful enough work on Mr Icebridge:

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      It should be some kind of cool viking's style braid. I don't know if shown strength of owner, but wild nature I hope catch.

      Sketches are before storyboard, they are based on script's description and here I have more freedom in sketching. Yes, I add some other creative activities to boring revision mood.

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      Spoiler!


      4 February 2019

      At beginning, best wishes to everyone who celebrates Chinese New Year!

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      It's piggy, if someone had doubts.

      And now about spoiler alert. Every movie, even book now has some spoiler which has drop of whole story.

      I still in revision stage, but I decided to also post little spoiler from story, as inspiration for myself to find energy and return back to next revision circle.

      It's spoiler, I warned you. If you are interested, read further part of scene from beginning of story:

      Professor Stonewall’s office in Camfordge University.

      Back to reality.

      Wilby looks how Jane tries to quickly close her empty paper notebook.

      WILBY STONEWALL: My old friend asked me for a favour, I should read one draft and decide if it worth publishing. If you are such avid reader, maybe you could make it, Jane. And it will help you to decide if you are interested to work as reader in publishing house. You remember Tilly Hard, don’t you? (Wilby makes a pause before starts searching for draft).


      Flashback.

      Tilly in short dress and in stilettos on the snow, almost freezes. Wilby exits from University’s gate, waves to someone. Gives Tilly his jacket, but misses her shoulders, than gallantly opens his car’s door to her. Tilly takes from snow jacket and tries to wear it such way that buttons are on back.

      Blackout.


      JANE FOREST: Yes, I think I remember her. (Politely smiles Jane.) I remember how you both took one car after last Christmas dinner. It was cold and you gave her own jacket. It was such gentlemen’s gesture.

      WILBY STONEWALL: Good that you remember Ms Hard. This is new book, no one read it yet. You could make first opinion. What do you think? (Professor stands up.)

      It was little spoiler, for whole story you need to wait.

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      Describe or storyboard.


      1 February 2019

      I read in one article that between pansters and outliners there is also one more type of writer “onionist” if I am right. It explained that this writer adds to each scene layer after layer of details and makes it like onion. In the whole I agree that work such way, but I didn’t like idea of onion. Maybe making pearl or creating salt crystal, something like that, beautiful in the end.

      In description main is where you stop. I read writer’s ideas to add sign as explanation of character. It’s interesting theory which usually don’t work in life. Based on personal experience. I have one birthday with my mother, we are different, even if resemble each other in something. Mother of my father had same birthday with my uncle (father’s younger brother), lot of common and lot of different. I am not sure that sign will somehow help to explain character in the story. The same with blood type, why reader need to know such details about each character?

      When I think about description I all the time end at thinking about storyboard. It’s not proper thinking for writer, but when remember that I made storyboards to plays, it’s my way of storytelling. At first I thought that made it for reader, if my English is not correct to describe what’s going on stage. But in reality, as every writer, at first you tell story for own pleasure, so it’s me who needs this images inside text. Question is why and answer is – I don’t know.

      I really don’t know why I “make” a stage, draw backdrops and knit costumes for dolls. Probably without that I didn’t feel that project is complete and I did everything what I could. The same with each project, I try at least to make a poster. When it’s not necessary, but you do it, it’s when you like it and walk mile, two, more to make impossible possible.

      With all my projects I always notice possibility for “more” and I try to accomplish it. For this draft I want to add pictures, I have no idea how to realize it – drawing or making fotos with dolls. All add time to finish a project. But technically in January I published script, so could work at other project longer.

      I know that exists writer’s block, but usually I overloaded with idea and they all have different aims. I can’t say that think about all of them simultaneously, but daily they came to my mind. To name a few as example – to find video about phrasal verbs in English, to check new workout with squats variations, how to name hotel in Norway in draft, is it in human’s ability to learn understand audio in French, do I need Danish-English vocabulary for next project, should I made new beads earrings till spring.

      Difficult, I know, and now on top of all this question – to storyboard or not whole story, because revision will take time, even if I already remade that 3 scenes.

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      Decadent mood.


      31 January 2019

      When everything in country became worse daily, to admit it is pessimism.

      When half of country participate in Presiden't election and other part proud that didn't take part in President's election, to admit it is pessimism.

      But what if you name it Decadent mood - it's art.

      In short I made yesterday haircut.

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      Color photo added to fotos.

      And this haircut woke in me deep Decadent's mood.

      In other news:

      After this revision, I need to rewrite 3 scenes. (show don't tell problem) And this is before adding descriptions.

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      Fjord’s stories.


      28 January 2019

      I could say that my experiment with draft works for now it’s 18256 words on 164 pages. And it looks like this:

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      Did I mention that this draft need also addition of descriptions to dialogues in story? It’s next step in work. It will take even more time of revision, when I will make it only for revision, without endless adding, like for now.

      It’s work which take time and I decided to explain some moments. First, I still work on it, even when didn’t write or mention about it in each post. Second is why on Earth I am such attracted to let’s name it – fjord’s stories. Snow, Scandinavia, runes, mythology, Edda. I explained it long time ago, but all this posts were deleted.

      All began at first course of journalistic at University. World literature and reading list, where was mentioned Scandinavian sagas, Eddas. It was love from first sight, I liked all this and vikings what was normal if remember story of Ukraine. Who didn’t know what about I am talking, there is theory of “Odin’s children” on our land, that’s in short. It was probably 1997-98 year, near that.

      It’s predictable, but in me always was wish to write stories or became a writer. So in October 2004 I had an idea to write fantasy. What about was without question, of course – Scandinavian mythology. Yes, I know that timing was wrong – after that started Orange Revolution in Ukraine, and before that I managed only to buy study book of Norwegian. From that time left “plays” on Norwegian on site. In plans were other Scandinavian languages, but about that later.

      I worked on it time to time, were others writing priorities and in 2011 Marvel made film “Thor”. Honestly, I believed that’s will be dead end of my idea. I am grateful to Marvel for “Thor Ragnarok”, we walk on different roads and live in different universes. Someday, I will return to my huge draft in 5 parts (it was written in Russian language and finish it probably in English).

      So I am always interested in everything Nordic enough. Draft with work now takes place in Norway, part of the story. When I finish it, I dream to return and finish one more long waiting project. Exist Scottish play and mine draft I call with love “Danish” play, I stop to write in August 2017, because was too many “Hamlets”. I still want to write it. I even have somewhere in pdf Hamlet on Danish, already used soliloquy from it in my play “Multilingual collapse”. (Spoiler – draft which I try to finish now also connected with this Bard’s text. Most used text in my writing, I know.)

      And only after it, as most powerful Scandinavian project could return to idea with my fantasy, of course if something doesn’t change totally, like it happens in life.

      This story is huge work and I am not sure when it will be complete. I am thinking maybe in pauses of revision, I should return to micro. Have no idea which short stories for adults or for kids. What will work, will be written.

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      Polar.


      25 January 2019

      Quietly snow covered uncleaned road near house and all morning sounds became softer. We have winter.

      Polar, film on Netflix and today is release day and finally I could write review about it.

      At beginning – few explanations.

      First – I jumbled two movies “Polar” and “Arctic”, waited snow not in USA.

      Second – huge warning, in text lot of spoilers. Realy lot of spoilers.

      Third – I will try to review story from romantic side of the plot.

      You were warned, so read if you are ready.

      I wanted to name review – Polar or Love is. Probably you remember such sweet cartoons, this movie for sure made few additions to this explanation.

      To begin with – story is not most original, but after few minutes of watching you stop to notice all similarities and just interested in story.

      Killer Duncan Vizla (Mads Mikkelsen) retires. Yes, killers right to have good retirement is popular story. Duncan aka Black Kaiser is not happy about this, but deal is deal and he retires in little town in winter time.

      Like in every romantic movie, there is some lovely girl around. To be exactly in house near his. And here is first “Love is”. “Love is to chop wood for her” or “Love is to see problem and solve it for her” or better “Love is to help her, when she doesn’t say, ask, beg for it”. In total “Love is to make her life easier, simpler, because you are strong man and know how to make it.”

      As every killer, Duncan had dog, poor creature. Fishes had more luck.

      They met with Camila all the time, in this little town is simple. Here we have next “Love is”. “Love is to listen and do what she said, no matter what you think about that”. It’s about visit to school. Movie has a lot of jokes and black humor is also hilarious.

      Later we have necessary parts of romantic story. “Love is to make to her present and teach her how to use it”. It’s about gun, which Duncan presents her, because see that Camila totally scared of something.

      How many proves that’s romantic story I already found. But whole film is not about that. Like every action it has conflict. There are people who plans to kill Kaiser, predictable for money.

      More frequently in cinema some actions took place in Belarus, exotic. Couldn’t agree, because lived there as child. In this part of story we have what “love isn’t”. For Duncan money is not important and he is generous with whore. But not caring, because not thinking for a moment puts in big danger her and her son. He uses her to solve his problems.

      Like in every movie plot is complicated and bad people want to kill Kaiser. Here we have not such “love is” part, when returning from town with other present to “special girl”, he make a pause to show in different ways interest to other woman. There is tiny excuse to make all this in front of window of “special girl” that it was demo version, which should make her interested. For this should be her approval, but Duncan sharply ended this relationships.

      From this moment starts part with battle for life of main hero, which becomes battle for life of his love interest. “Love is to save her, even it was your fault which put her in such circumstances”.

      After that we have part with bagpipe sounds, which I didn’t see, because closed eyes, too much blood and tortures. When started just endless fights I again was attentive to everything what happened on screen. Part with riffles in movie I liked also. Guns, lot of guns, level of coolness necessary for such story, even cruelty is explainable.

      Scene when guards politely run from boss and try not to upset Duncan is hilarious.

      And like every romantic story, there is part when he carries her on hands.

      Why I write about this movie? The same reason, about many wrote in comments in place where I saw it “end is important”.

      Here we have one more “Love is”. “Love is to be ready to die from her hand, because you deserve it”. And for her “Love is to not kill him, even if you have list of reasons to do it”.

      In the end we have romantic idyllic picture, when he smokes on porch of her house and she accompany him. Because “Love is not smoke in her home, when she didn’t allow you to do it”.

      Romantic movie “Polar” I retold. It’s rare when you want to know what happened with characters next.

      Of course there are other parts in whole story, which told director Jonas Åkerlund. But everyone see story differently. I liked much more things in film that I mentioned. I like casting of actors. I like costumes, especially Vivien’s (Katheryn Winnick), make-up, especially Hilde’s (Fei Ren). How played scared Camila Vanessa Hudgens, role of Blut’s secretary and many others.

      It’s not usual film for Sunday’s evening, but in proper mood it worth a try.

      Sorry for long post, read articles about film analyze and decided to try it myself.

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      Many shapes of story.


      23 January 2019

      When I write, I try to finish each project as soon as possible. Probably it’s atavism from journalistic – endless fear that story became old and out of date. It’s difficult in fiction writing, if not count mysteries connected with devise as crime solving. But even here could be used historical genre and it will be retro style in a moment.

      Such speed, as you should to came first to finish line sometimes spoil your attention to details. What I could say – in general I finished story and it even looks like play with changes of scenes and necessary blackouts. I could start to polish it and upload hundred something story on English and run for other story which waits for attention time. It will be work done – with double space it’s 109 pages draft and two pages of characters. After revision I managed to have “only” 16 settings.

      Think about it – 16 changes of settings for theater play. Here it’s proper time to “we need to talk”. There are some things that we try not to notice, but they exists even if we ignore it. I wrote a movie, I know it. The same as many drafts which I couldn’t remade to play. I write movies, with quick changes of scenes and flashbacks. And this material is really hard to put in the “box” of theater storytelling.

      There is a theory that when it’s not hard, it’s not worth it. Or only when it’s harder, you are on the right track. I think when it’s hard – you just try to plug device in wrong place. Because everything created to work smooth. You know like in joke, when was tasted level of smartness in putting objects in proper shape template. Passed everyone, some proved they are smart, other proved they are strong. With this story, if I will put it in the play, I will prove that I am strong.

      For this story I haven’t deadlines or commitments and I think I need more time to think. I have one “wonderful awful idea”, which add more freedom to my writing, but at first I need to try it.

      This story showed me that each story has many shapes in which could be told and it’s creator’s free will what to choose.

      P.S.:

      It works!

      I tried what I invented and could say it really works.

      In numbers of words it looks like that:

      1st scene of suppose to be a novel - 861.

      1st scene of future play - 1096.

      1st scene of today's experiment - 1934.

      It adds me more work, but in working with this draft I have so much fun and freedom, it worth it.

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      Removing decorations.


      21 January 2019

      19th of January we had Epiphany holiday and after it, it's time to remove New Years decorations. When you clean after them it's lot of mess and not everything survived, because of tenderness. Probably it's time to them to finish this part of story.

      Why with decorations also doesn't remove snow and winter is deep question. With such icy roads is difficult to celebrate winter.

      Today I didn't read draft, made a pause and undecorate house.

      Again wrote play instead of novel, it again mystery and I downloaded lot of information, which planned to add as details to the novel. Level of research for play is different as novel, you could not describe every detail in detail, that reader will believe you. I managed to finish story not using research materials about beekeeping and didn't make big results in learning Norwegian. All answers to story I found on-line without trying to receive special degree on this subjects.

      Writing play also keeps you "Bee busy", but not to level sacrifice years to finish it.

      (Also yesterday I suddenly watched one film, but can't write about it till end of the week. Let's say it was high-quality preview about strategic importance of chopped wood.)

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      Draft of play.


      20 January 2019

      For now I have two things deeply connected - pain in shoulders and finished draft of the play.

      Adding, deleting, making changes sometimes in each sentence ended in 40 scenes with enough characters and lot of settings changes.

      14161 is now quantity of words, even after removing descriptions I managed to make draft longer.

      For sure, remaking each paragraph I asked myself why didn't wrote it at first as play... Intense thoughts were as answer for me.

      I will need to read it again and see, if details works in play. After it, long routine of revise.

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      Scene by scene.


      18 January 2019

      Scene by scene, or paragraph after paragraph it's my moving speed in revising this draft.

      Of course, it's will be much easier, if I started to tell it from beginning as play, not trying to jump over my head and write novel. In professional literature it has name - work in your niche.

      In reworking whole draft there are some important moments. I look at finished story from different angle or point of view. Sometimes it's refreshing, like new light to unsolvable problem. I should to refuse few scenes, but find other ways how to tell it. For today I remade already 19 scenes, including adding 3 new, which explains some moments in plot.

      In play is different storytelling speed and details, gestures are other. Most of it I like not to spend endless time to search what to write instead of "he said". And add how she should said it - nervously, angry, happy. Yes, you could call me lazy, but to invent new emotion to every dialogue line is terrible work.

      In this rewriting scene by scene is more attention to every detail and in this story will be endless changes of locations. I am thinking what to do with this or left such way, because rewrite it one more, this time as script is not healthy idea.

      For sure it will take time - such way of revision. But this story has some jokes and lot of irony. Every time when I think about that idea, I think it's totally crazy and like it more and more for that. When you add scenes, lines, it's more fun than revise, revise and revise even more. But this is part of job to polish each story.

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      I did it again.


      16 January 2019


      I finished rough draft of story.

      10699 words.

      34 most important scenes.

      Here should be some victorious hurray, but

      I failed.

      Again

      in attempt to write a novel.

      Instead

      I wrote another PLAY.

      I could pretend that everything fine and after second or twelve draft it will look like proper novel. Just for now everything is based on dialogues, even explanation in action scenes.

      I had to foresee it, when used inspiration of theater play to name story one of it's characters.

      Maybe I just hadn't enough storytelling force for novel. I am sure that managed with writing short stories, but novels, I am still not ready.

      There are two options with that. First, used for every writer, as I read in articles. Spend next five-ten years in polishing manuscript and name it real novel after it.

      Second is made a pause, took deep breath and remade draft to proper play with adding scenes, which explain some events and after it work on next draft.

      Both variants will take time. But I will choose play, because I always choose what I could make now and not postponed till Never Happen Time.

      And yes, I think it's totally in style of changing plans after Old New Year.

      P.S.:

      Like all people after hard work I spend some time on You Tube, it's supposed to be videos about learning English. Instead of that I watched trailers of future movies. You can't judge movies by it's trailer, but could decide if you want to watch it.

      "Spider-man: far from home", re-watched it today again, but still didn't know all characters. Not my age theme preference - school love, write and read for older age group. But everything looks beautiful, actors are cute and it has jokes in it. There is tour on Europe, so strong yes. Not to mention presence of Samuel L.Jackson and Tom Holland as leading man.

      "Avengers: Endgame" had too much drama in style "what worse could happened to character and how we will tell the story about this". Ashes to ashes, understandable. Everyone will watch, because to know how in the end they win is always worth waiting.

      And from Marvel we have also "Captain Marvel" with addition of time shift and green blood in her veins. This story should inspire girls to be strong. I just think it's not cool example for young girls to hit old ladies on the face to find out if they are evil creatures. Probably in whole movie will be enough reasons why it's fine.

      Back to fun. "Men in Black: International", I need to see it now. Something hilarious, not Will Smith's "Men in black", but always hilarious. I hope that here will be more of Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson. All this unreal guns, cars, style, music and I mentioned about jokes. Sometimes you just want bunch of special effects which make you smile. "Big red button somewhere", what else can be added.

      I watched more trailers during this months, wrote only about writing. Because it's my job. I don't retell all, but want to mentioned just one more. It was week ago or less, "Polar" with Mads Mikkelsen. I know, Scandinavian style, how predictable during writing this story. Yes, it's style helps to add deaths of characters in the story. It works, at least in draft. Scene with riffles controlled by hands and how it all shoots, cool. Probably it's not such original story, but I prefer motivation of character's action "I like her."

      Trailers are promising for this year. Till that time always helpful are serials, because have more episodes to watch. I tried to watch "The Rookie" with Nathan Fillion, it is not Castle, so sorry. Now watch "Father Brown" 7 season, to look at something lovely with enough green grass around. 1st episode just hilarious.

      Top of Page


      Old New Year.


      14 January 2019

      Today we have special holiday - Old New Year (Старий Новий Рік).

      I think it's important holiday for everyone who already changed plan of New Year's resolutions. In two week in new year you could decide what you like and what not and make new plans - afresh, with new gained information.

      Probably I would change writing to some flowers in fields as landscape for story. But I already have 23 scenes and still not finished it and my characters already arrived in Norway, so it will be not professional.

      Today is holiday, so I wrote only two scenes. After finishing this sketch draft, I will need to really work hard on plotting during second draft. I will need to add scenes, which explain from were characters gained information. Long text writing is complicated activity.

      Top of Page


      Rough draft.


      11 January 2019

      Work with new idea is difficult to compare with work with idea which was on your to do list for months or years.

      Main motivation - you want to know what will be next, you could name it "plotting". Idea for my recent draft came to my mind 7th of January. Absolutely fresh. At first it was just name for story. I can't say that never mentioned it in my writing before, but this time it's in new light. From philologist point of view - it's out of mind theory, which I thought will be fun to create. Idea absolutely crazy and I try to add to this not boring plot also.

      I use writing from 3rd person's point of view and it gave me possibility to jump from one place to other and made switches of settings not such boring. It gave chance every character to make some opinion. Which ended to adding there little mystery and probably thrilling drop of suspense, because reader knows a little more than main hero.

      First draft is work with necessary scenes, which I try to write and not to forget how should move story. At second draft hope will be details and smooth changes.

      On this stage I welcome every ideas and twists from characters. I try to listen to them and don't loose why I write whole story.

      Top of Page


      Writing began.


      10 January 2019

      4 scenes, 1710 words, I could say that new draft I began today.

      Yesterday was long post and I decided to make borders and use only English. It brought first results, I start new writing.

      Mentioned yesterday my almost favorite book "Everything red", I remembered that first time when I read it on Russian I cried from laughing. And this story I tried make not such serious, adding there few humorous moments, like already did in "Nook in the wood". I too much liked internal soliloquy of character, to not use it one more time.

      My characters still not arrived in Norway, but I think they will survive with not using Norwegian language, I will try to write this possible.

      And for now I am not totally sure, but looks like main character in the story will be man, not women around him.

      Top of Page


      Linguistic complications.


      9 January 2019

      Holidays are over and I understand that should be creative and inspiring.

      I think that should somehow explain why on my mind came idea about Norwegian language. Everything because of associations. Christmas colors are green and red, so I choose red as main color for decoration everything. It ended in script "Red Dress" and return me to "Wszystko czerwone" "Everything red", written by Joanna Chmielewska. Hilarious mystery story took place in Allerød station, town of Lillerød, Denmark. And with Danish I associated that have Scandinavian stories which didn't publish. As Scandinavian language I had experience in learning Norwegian from others languages, because so decided fate, I found this language vocabulary.

      After few days of "returning" in Norwegian, I made conclusion that remember almost nothing. From here we have other question - should I make it. I know it's difficult and probably haven't reason, but I already invented two new plots which could took place there.

      For now there are two options, one is spend more time daily and return Norwegian to level which I had. And other option is to ignore learning language and write only in English and using only landscape and setting. Of course, it will lost taste of real Koselig, but will give me possibility to write more stories. As for person who read "Et dukkehjem" "A doll house" at four languages it's difficult decision.

      It's sounds rude and not professional, to ignore language of land where you plan to situate your stories. But here I remind myself that refuse my two native languages for sake of English, maybe I could make it one more time. In past I refused learning Icelandic and wrote fantasy using translations from that language, maybe here I will work the same way.

      My most common decisions is refuse other languages for English. The same was with French, I still receive newsletters about French style, but they written on English. My attempt to live monolingual life is joke, when living in other country. I just try to make English language of work or something near that.

      If I will make such way my all creative decisions, there will be enough possibilities to reinvent all my stories in English, no matter if there at first place should be Deutsch, French or Quechuan languages.

      Top of Page


      Різдво!


      7 January 2019

      З Різдвом Христовим!

      Kate-AKS-Aksonova


      Top of Page



      Destination: winter.


      6 January 2019

      In my previous post on English I wrote about problems with finding winter and that I want to refuse other languages.

      First, I found winter. Winter as style, winter as destination. But I changed my mind about writing one after another story connected with dresses.

      I am too exited to refuse destination of winter, so I moved to the next idea which could took place in snow covered landscape. Such switches I could made few, because have for now five ideas with the same weather.

      About place with winter and as result language.

      I was honest when wrote, that tired of learning basic words at each language. But like with workouts, best motivation is noticeable results.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      That's the reason for improving English.

      By the way, I bought myself "almost Scrabble" our game, which like twin reminds game which I mentioned. English version I didn't find in the shop, like said shop assistant "Who needs English?", I will return to it later. Letters made from wood, so using template I made them English letters, using partly our letters.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova


      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      I am terrible with anagrams and crosswords are not easy for me, so hope I will improve this during vocabulary exercises.

      About English and other languages. One of our former politic and philologist recently wrote that "people who learn foreign languages or write on them are not sane". Congratulations, if remember that all Ukrainian famous writers were multilingual.

      Yes, my stubbornness won over my wish to stop with foreign languages. Before writing on English, was other language in which I experimented in writing.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Norway and it's Scandinavian language, which I add to stories at English. Since I started in 2003 or 2004 I forgot almost everything, but there are enough snow for my stories. Of course it's my favorite "addiction" and I invented new one story, which could took place on that land. I have from what to choose and will see, what draft finish first.

      This time I challenge myself for length about 100 pages, can't dream about 120, but will try what I could. It will take some time, but I think on my site are few texts to read or reread.

      Next destination is winter, for now it's proper time.There are a lot of snow now in Lviv. It's lovely how snowflakes melt on eyelashes, a little bit cold, but we will have tomorrow white Christmas.

      Today is Christmas Eve!

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Надвечір'я Різдва Христового!

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      Томос.


      5 January 2019

      "Патріарх Варфоломій підписав Томос про автокефалію Православної Церкви України."

      "Церемонія підписання відбулась у соборі святого Георгія в Стамбулі. ПЦУ стала 15-ю помісною православною церквою."

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      At the beginning of the year.


      4 January 2019

      Today I was busy with my overloaded e-mail box and many newsletters was about plans on New Year and how was their holidays.

      After uploaded new text, it's too late for me to write about that. Especially after 12 micro challenge at the end of December.

      But had to be something about plans. In short - writing.

      It should be ideas to make more and try more. I chose other direction - refuse. Probably in me there is complex of cardinal Mezzofanti and I believe in proper knowledge of language only after wrote poetry on this language. For now it worked only for English. I endlessly inspired of new languages, but should refuse them for attempt to improve English, as language at which I work daily.

      Partly I refuse languages, because really tired in attempts to learn them. And partly because still not sure in my level of English. I revise my texts and could only dream if someone else find my mistakes and I had a chance to improve my writing. If you think that I am happy when daily put revision red changes in draft, you are wrong, it terrify my endlessly. Not to mention that I can't make puns or mention enough lines from poetry and books, don't feel taste of writing style when I prepare this. But I learn, daily, really hard.

      I want too much as write freely as on Ukrainian. About my reality... At the end of this week Ukraine finalize receiving of new church. Previous, it was more than thousand years ago. It will totally change our daily not the same country.

      Writing, I remember. I have a lot of ideas, always search form. Like with script - I didn't use proper format to underline experimenting.

      I had bunch of cozy ideas, which could took place in England's village. But for now have few problems. One of them what to do with lot of snow for plot in warm winter. Other is for me is not such exiting for main heroine's fate to found new corpses. Maybe more romance, maybe finding treasures.

      Yes, I believe it's easier to invent new village, than describe big real city where you never was. For that I love my plays which I could put in the middle of nowhere and don't be afraid that was wrong in names of streets.

      Like always, I could change my mind and will write other stories, which came to my mind. I am not afraid to make mistakes or wish to be right all the time, I just believe in deep research and if something doesn't work, I search till didn't find. Like was with dress in the script, I opened for myself how different could be named tail of dress on English. Yes, in first draft was "tail", instead of "laced court train of the red dress".

      I will write this or that, but for now Christmas only in few days, so I could spend weekend on thinking what next write.

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      Red dress. Script.


      3 January 2019

      First text this year is script.

      Today was productive day and I finished with putting fotos on place. In evening I upload new project.

      For me was not easy to made storyboard for it, let's pretend it is in mixed media art.

      Spot the difference

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      or in hyper-realism I still have where to improve myself.

      Also I remade foto for future movies page.

      script-by-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      And now is time to read script.

      script-by-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Red dress. pdf


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      Back to work.


      2 January 2019

      Yesterday was first day of New Year, but my writing is never ending challenge. This time I return to work with script.

      Today we have snow and almost winter's view.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      I made some sketches for storyboard.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Yes, it's not easy for me to draw, so I found possibilities to accomplish it.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Probably, next challenge should be art challenge from 30 to 100 days, because it already is border for my creativity. I will think about it, when upload this tiny script, which need more pictures and revisions for text. And all this before our Christmas. I will try, if not pay a lot attention of main entertainment of this year - President's elections in Ukraine.

      Best wishes to everyone who returns to work and strength to us, who only waits to finish celebrate everything.

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      2019.


      1 January 2019


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      Happy New Year!

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      З Новим Роком!

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    Scene by scene.
    I did it again.
    Old New Year.
    Rough draft.
    Writing began.
    Linguistic complications.
    Різдво!
    Destination: winter.
    Томос.
    At the beginning of the year.
    Red dress. Script.
    Back to work.
    2019.

      Scene by scene.


      18 January 2019

      Scene by scene, or paragraph after paragraph it's my moving speed in revising this draft.

      Of course, it's will be much easier, if I started to tell it at beginning as play, not trying to jump over my head and write in novel. In professional literature it has name - work in your niche.

      In reworking whole draft there is even some important moments. I look from the finished story from different angle or point of view. I should to refuse few scenes, but find other ways how to tell it. For today I remade already 19 scenes, with adding 3 new, which explains some changes.

      In play is different storytelling speed and details, gestures are different. Most of it I like not to spend endless time to search what to write instead of "he said". And add how she should said it - nervously, angry, happy. Yes, you could call me lazy, but to invent new emotion to every dialogue line is terrible work.

      In this rewriting scene by scene is more attention to every detail and in this story will be endless changes of locations. I am thinking what to do with this or left such way, because rewrite it one more, this time as script is not healthy idea.

      For sure it will take more time - such way of revision. But this story has some jokes and lot of irony,

      I did it again.


      16 January 2019


      I finished rough draft of story.

      10699 words.

      34 most important scenes.

      Here should be some victorious hurray, but

      I failed.

      Again

      in attempt to write a novel.

      Instead

      I wrote another PLAY.

      I could pretend that everything fine and after second or twelve draft it will look like proper novel. Just for now everything is based on dialogues, even explanation in action scenes.

      I had to foresee it, when used inspiration of theater play to name story one of it's characters.

      Maybe I just hadn't enough storytelling force for novel. I am sure that managed with writing short stories, but novels, I am still not ready.

      There are two options with that. First, used for every writer, as I read in articles. Spend next five-ten years in polishing manuscript and name it real novel after it.

      Second is made a pause, took deep breath and remade draft to proper play with adding scenes, which explain some events and after it work on next draft.

      Both variants will take time. But I will choose play, because I always choose what I could make now and not postponed till Never Happen Time.

      And yes, I think it's totally in style of changing plans after Old New Year.

      P.S.:

      Like all people after hard work I spend some time on You Tube, it's supposed to be videos about learning English. Instead of that I watched trailers of future movies. You can't judge movies by it's trailer, but could decide if you want to watch it.

      "Spider-man: far from home", re-watched it today again, but still didn't know all characters. Not my age theme preference - school love, write and read for older age group. But everything looks beautiful, actors are cute and it has jokes in it. There is tour on Europe, so strong yes. Not to mention presence of Samuel L.Jackson and Tom Holland as leading man.

      "Avengers: Endgame" had too much drama in style "what worse could happened to character and how we will tell the story about this". Ashes to ashes, understandable. Everyone will watch, because to know how in the end they win is always worth waiting.

      And from Marvel we have also "Captain Marvel" with addition of time shift and green blood in her veins. This story should inspire girls to be strong. I just think it's not cool example for young girls to hit old ladies on the face to find out if they are evil creatures. Probably in whole movie will be enough reasons why it's fine.

      Back to fun. "Men in Black: International", I need to see it now. Something hilarious, not Will Smith's "Men in black", but always hilarious. I hope that here will be more of Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson. All this unreal guns, cars, style, music and I mentioned about jokes. Sometimes you just want bunch of special effects which make you smile. "Big red button somewhere", what else can be added.

      I watched more trailers during this months, wrote only about writing. Because it's my job. I don't retell all, but want to mentioned just one more. It was week ago or less, "Polar" with Mads Mikkelsen. I know, Scandinavian style, how predictable during writing this story. Yes, it's style helps to add deaths of characters in the story. It works, at least in draft. Scene with riffles controlled by hands and how it all shoots, cool. Probably it's not such original story, but I prefer motivation of character's action "I like her."

      Trailers are promising for this year. Till that time always helpful are serials, because have more episodes to watch. I tried to watch "The Rookie" with Nathan Fillion, it is not Castle, so sorry. Now watch "Father Brown" 7 season, to look at something lovely with enough green grass around. 1st episode just hilarious.

      Top of Page


      Old New Year.


      14 January 2019

      Today we have special holiday - Old New Year (Старий Новий Рік).

      I think it's important holiday for everyone who already changed plan of New Year's resolutions. In two week in new year you could decide what you like and what not and make new plans - afresh, with new gained information.

      Probably I would change writing to some flowers in fields as landscape for story. But I already have 23 scenes and still not finished it and my characters already arrived in Norway, so it will be not professional.

      Today is holiday, so I wrote only two scenes. After finishing this sketch draft, I will need to really work hard on plotting during second draft. I will need to add scenes, which explain from were characters gained information. Long text writing is complicated activity.

      Top of Page


      Rough draft.


      11 January 2019

      Work with new idea is difficult to compare with work with idea which was on your to do list for months or years.

      Main motivation - you want to know what will be next, you could name it "plotting". Idea for my recent draft came to my mind 7th of January. Absolutely fresh. At first it was just name for story. I can't say that never mentioned it in my writing before, but this time it's in new light. From philologist point of view - it's out of mind theory, which I thought will be fun to create. Idea absolutely crazy and I try to add to this not boring plot also.

      I use writing from 3rd person's point of view and it gave me possibility to jump from one place to other and made switches of settings not such boring. It gave chance every character to make some opinion. Which ended to adding there little mystery and probably thrilling drop of suspense, because reader knows a little more than main hero.

      First draft is work with necessary scenes, which I try to write and not to forget how should move story. At second draft hope will be details and smooth changes.

      On this stage I welcome every ideas and twists from characters. I try to listen to them and don't loose why I write whole story.

      Top of Page


      Writing began.


      10 January 2019

      4 scenes, 1710 words, I could say that new draft I began today.

      Yesterday was long post and I decided to make borders and use only English. It brought first results, I start new writing.

      Mentioned yesterday my almost favorite book "Everything red", I remembered that first time when I read it on Russian I cried from laughing. And this story I tried make not such serious, adding there few humorous moments, like already did in "Nook in the wood". I too much liked internal soliloquy of character, to not use it one more time.

      My characters still not arrived in Norway, but I think they will survive with not using Norwegian language, I will try to write this possible.

      And for now I am not totally sure, but looks like main character in the story will be man, not women around him.

      Top of Page


      Linguistic complications.


      9 January 2019

      Holidays are over and I understand that should be creative and inspiring.

      I think that should somehow explain why on my mind came idea about Norwegian language. Everything because of associations. Christmas colors are green and red, so I choose red as main color for decoration everything. It ended in script "Red Dress" and return me to "Wszystko czerwone" "Everything red", written by Joanna Chmielewska. Hilarious mystery story took place in Allerød station, town of Lillerød, Denmark. And with Danish I associated that have Scandinavian stories which didn't publish. As Scandinavian language I had experience in learning Norwegian from others languages, because so decided fate, I found this language vocabulary.

      After few days of "returning" in Norwegian, I made conclusion that remember almost nothing. From here we have other question - should I make it. I know it's difficult and probably haven't reason, but I already invented two new plots which could took place there.

      For now there are two options, one is spend more time daily and return Norwegian to level which I had. And other option is to ignore learning language and write only in English and using only landscape and setting. Of course, it will lost taste of real Koselig, but will give me possibility to write more stories. As for person who read "Et dukkehjem" "A doll house" at four languages it's difficult decision.

      It's sounds rude and not professional, to ignore language of land where you plan to situate your stories. But here I remind myself that refuse my two native languages for sake of English, maybe I could make it one more time. In past I refused learning Icelandic and wrote fantasy using translations from that language, maybe here I will work the same way.

      My most common decisions is refuse other languages for English. The same was with French, I still receive newsletters about French style, but they written on English. My attempt to live monolingual life is joke, when living in other country. I just try to make English language of work or something near that.

      If I will make such way my all creative decisions, there will be enough possibilities to reinvent all my stories in English, no matter if there at first place should be Deutsch, French or Quechuan languages.

      Top of Page


      Різдво!


      7 January 2019

      З Різдвом Христовим!

      Kate-AKS-Aksonova


      Top of Page



      Destination: winter.


      6 January 2019

      In my previous post on English I wrote about problems with finding winter and that I want to refuse other languages.

      First, I found winter. Winter as style, winter as destination. But I changed my mind about writing one after another story connected with dresses.

      I am too exited to refuse destination of winter, so I moved to the next idea which could took place in snow covered landscape. Such switches I could made few, because have for now five ideas with the same weather.

      About place with winter and as result language.

      I was honest when wrote, that tired of learning basic words at each language. But like with workouts, best motivation is noticeable results.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      That's the reason for improving English.

      By the way, I bought myself "almost Scrabble" our game, which like twin reminds game which I mentioned. English version I didn't find in the shop, like said shop assistant "Who needs English?", I will return to it later. Letters made from wood, so using template I made them English letters, using partly our letters.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova


      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      I am terrible with anagrams and crosswords are not easy for me, so hope I will improve this during vocabulary exercises.

      About English and other languages. One of our former politic and philologist recently wrote that "people who learn foreign languages or write on them are not sane". Congratulations, if remember that all Ukrainian famous writers were multilingual.

      Yes, my stubbornness won over my wish to stop with foreign languages. Before writing on English, was other language in which I experimented in writing.

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Norway and it's Scandinavian language, which I add to stories at English. Since I started in 2003 or 2004 I forgot almost everything, but there are enough snow for my stories. Of course it's my favorite "addiction" and I invented new one story, which could took place on that land. I have from what to choose and will see, what draft finish first.

      This time I challenge myself for length about 100 pages, can't dream about 120, but will try what I could. It will take some time, but I think on my site are few texts to read or reread.

      Next destination is winter, for now it's proper time.There are a lot of snow now in Lviv. It's lovely how snowflakes melt on eyelashes, a little bit cold, but we will have tomorrow white Christmas.

      Today is Christmas Eve!

      blog-Kate-AKS-Aksonova

      Надвечір'я Різдва Христового!

      Top of Page


      Томос.


      5 January 2019

      "Патріарх Варфоломій підписав Томос про автокефалію Православної Церкви України."

      "Церемонія підписання відбулась у соборі святого Георгія в Стамбулі. ПЦУ стала 15-ю помісною православною церквою."

      Top of Page


      At the beginning of the year.


      4 January 2019

      Today I was busy with my overloaded e-mail box and many newsletters was about plans on New Year and how was their holidays.

      After uploaded new text, it's too late for me to write about that. Especially after 12 micro challenge at the end of December.

      But had to be something about plans. In short - writing.

      It should be ideas to make more and try more. I chose other direction - refuse. Probably in me there is complex of cardinal Mezzofanti and I believe in proper knowledge of language only after wrote poetry on this language. For now it worked only for English. I endlessly inspired of new languages, but should refuse them for attempt to improve English, as language at which I work daily.

      Partly I refuse languages, because really tired in attempts to learn them. And partly because still not sure in my level of English. I revise my texts and could only dream if someone else find my mistakes and I had a chance to improve my writing. If you think that I am happy when daily put revision red changes in draft, you are wrong, it terrify my endlessly. Not to mention that I can't make puns or mention enough lines from poetry and books, don't feel taste of writing style when I prepare this. But I learn, daily, really hard.

      I want too much as write freely as on Ukrainian. About my reality... At the end of this week Ukraine finalize receiving of new church. Previous, it was more than thousand years ago. It will totally change our daily not the same country.

      Writing, I remember. I have a lot of ideas, always search form. Like with script - I didn't use proper format to underline experimenting.

      I had bunch of cozy ideas, which could took place in England's village. But for now have few problems. One of them what to do with lot of snow for plot in warm winter. Other is for me is not such exiting for main heroine's fate to found new corpses. Maybe more romance, maybe finding treasures.

      Yes, I believe it's easier to invent new village, than describe big real city where you never was. For that I love my plays which I could put in the middle of nowhere and don't be afraid that was wrong in names of streets.

      Like always, I could change my mind and will write other stories, which came to my mind. I am not afraid to make mistakes or wish to be right all the time, I just believe in deep research and if something doesn't work, I search till didn't find. Like was with dress in the script, I opened for myself how different could be named tail of dress on English. Yes, in first draft was "tail", instead of "laced court train of the red dress".

      I will write this or that, but for now Christmas only in few days, so I could spend weekend on thinking what next write.

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      Red dress. Script.


      3 January 2019

      First text this year is script.

      Today was productive day and I finished with putting fotos on place. In evening I upload new project.

      For me was not easy to made storyboard for it, let's pretend it is in mixed media art.

      Spot the difference

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      or in hyper-realism I still have where to improve myself.

      Also I remade foto for future movies page.

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      And now is time to read script.

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      Red dress. pdf


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      Back to work.


      2 January 2019

      Yesterday was first day of New Year, but my writing is never ending challenge. This time I return to work with script.

      Today we have snow and almost winter's view.

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      I made some sketches for storyboard.

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      Yes, it's not easy for me to draw, so I found possibilities to accomplish it.

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      Probably, next challenge should be art challenge from 30 to 100 days, because it already is border for my creativity. I will think about it, when upload this tiny script, which need more pictures and revisions for text. And all this before our Christmas. I will try, if not pay a lot attention of main entertainment of this year - President's elections in Ukraine.

      Best wishes to everyone who returns to work and strength to us, who only waits to finish celebrate everything.

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      2019.


      1 January 2019


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      Happy New Year!

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      З Новим Роком!

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