Lorelei Armstrong

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About me

Occupation Writer
Location Kauai, Hawaii, United States
Introduction Writer and Pirate Workshop leader at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. Slightly distracted by woodworking and football (one with observer status only).
Interests apple, art, art history, atheism, books, cars, charlie kaufman, chuck palahniuk, conan doyle, dave matthews, editing, faroe islands, fiction, fight club, film school, florence, football, g5, gardening, gordon lightfoot, hawaii, history, investing, ipod, italy, jeeves and wooster, jeremy brett, jonathan safran foer, jt leroy, kauai, landscaping, lost, lotr, lou reed, macintosh, miata, michelangelo, movies, orthography, painting, paleographology, pens, physics, porsche, princeville, sbwc, science, science fiction, screenwriting, sherlock holmes, steely dan, steven hall, ucla, van morrison, wga, wodehouse, writing
Favorite Movies Lawrence of Arabia, Hunt for Red October, Fight Club, The Usual Suspects, M*A*S*H*, Aliens, The Blues Brothers, A Life Less Ordinary, Napoleon Dynamite, 16 Blocks
Favorite Music Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Dave Matthews, Gordon Lightfoot, the Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, the Doors, and waaaay too much stuff out of the 70's. Beethoven to Rachmaninov in that area, but rather cool toward Mozart.
Favorite Books Kobo Abe - The Woman in the Dunes, Alfred Bester - The Demolished Man, Jonathan Safran Foer - Everything is Illuminated, Steven Hall - The Raw Shark Texts, Verlyn Kinkenborg - Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile, William Gibson - Neuromancer, Joe Haldeman - The Forever War, Frank Herbert - Dune, Herman Hesse - Siddhartha, James Joyce - Ulysses, George R. R. Martin - Nightflyers, Frank McCourt - Angela's Ashes, Chuck Palahniuk - Fight Club, Kurt Vonnegut - God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Conan Doyle, P.G. Wodehouse