The Dark Balloon

A weblog by Hao Lian.
A terrible secret guarded by golems.
A note that thanks you for being born, all those years ago.

Words I hate


It’ll ruin any emotional setting an author is trying to create. It’s just a crappy word.

And rural? Artistically, who would write that? I propose we make the first ”r” silent. Er-ral. Smoother, and it’s still a trochee.

[(2007 May 8) .]

Abandon your ideas.

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