Free Will Studio Diary, Day 3 | Literary Abominations

Free Will Studio Diary, Day 3

This is the second post in an ongoing series detailing my week in a borrowed recording studio. The previous entry can be found here.

Day 3

Day 3: Spent morning imprisoned in a church, forced to document an archaic bonding ceremony due to filial obligation. Managed to escape without acquiring a new soul–go me! On the downside, contracted migraine due to excessive photography under direct sunlight. Upon emerging from cave, recorded lunar chase sequence and Presidential standoff–total audio now stands at four hours. Should pass the 100 page mark (of 750 pages) tomorrow or Tuesday. Back in the groove, have five hours of recording scheduled for tomorrow. I can hear the music and the voices again–podcasting beckons me once again.

Come back tomorrow to learn what happens when I try to record 25000 words in a single day…

About the author

After a childhood in academia, J. Daniel Sawyer declared his independence by dropping out of high school and setting off on a series of adventures in the bowels of the film industry, the venture capital culture of silicon valley, surfing safaris, bohemians, burners, historians, theologians, adventurers, climbers, drug dealers, gangbangers, and inventors before his past finally caught up to him.

Trapped in a world bookended by one wall falling in Berlin and other walls going up around suburbia and along national borders throughout the world, he rediscovered his deep love of history and, with it, and obsession with predicting the future as it grew aggressively out of the past.

To date, this obsession has yielded over thirty books and innumerable short stories, the occasional short film, nearly a dozen podcasts stretching over a decade and a half, and a career creating novels and audiobooks exploring the world through the lens of his own peculiar madness, in the depths of his own private forest in a rural exile, where he uses the quiet to write, walk on the beach, and manage a production company that brings innovative stories to the ears of audiences across the world.
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